Keeping your home and place of business safe are of utmost importance. Investing in a home or office security system can give you peace of mind in knowing that you are safe and secure in your surroundings.
When thinking of the best security options for your home and/or office environment, there are a few things you might want to consider first, such as your budget and the type of surveillance you will need. Once you have your basics in order, you’ll want to speak with a specialist. Like most technologies today, there are near endless options available for intrusions protection possibilities.
To get you started on the right track towards keeping your space safe, are five tips that can help ward off intruders:
- Lock your windows and doors.
- Out of sight, out of mind.
- Security systems are necessary to keeping your area safe.
- Avoid mail build up.
- Leave the lights on by setting up lamps with an automatic timer.
This is a key component to keeping your building safe. Whether you are leaving the office or your home for a short while or a long time, you should lock up. This helps to ensure that people who don’t have your best interest in mind aren’t able to easily access your possessions or given any opportunities to harm anyone at home/ at the office.
While it does sound like common sense, many people have the mentality of, “I’m just stepping away for a moment; I’m sure it’ll be fine.” Thieves need only minutes to get in, grab valuables, and get out undetected. If your space is being left vacant for any amount of time, be sure to engage all locks.
There are many items that we leave out in the open when not in use. At home, items such as bicycles and BBQ’s are often left for all to see in the backyard or porch. At the office, it may be expensive electronics in clear view of windows, such as computers and monitors.
Keeping these items stored away from plain sight will keep them off the radar of potential thieves.
At a.p.i. Alarm Inc., we provide the ultimate Intrusion Protection. Speak with one of our dedicated staff members that have your best interest at heart to get started. Staff are available to listen to your concerns and provide you with the best services or products based on your budget.
If you’re going on vacation or are leaving your home for an extended period of time, have a friend or family member pick up your mail and flyers. This will make your home look occupied during your stay away, and will ward off any thieves looking for an easy target.
Just as with the aforementioned tip, if you are out of town, this can help to make your house or office look occupied.
At a.p.i. Alarm Inc., we are able to provide cost-effective and durable detection and prevention systems that will protect your space from robberies, intruders and burglars. We offer user-friendly customizable systems that best suit your needs paired with reasonable fees, exceptional service and a very quick alarm response time.
Contact us to discuss your home security needs – we look forward to helping you!