We have all seen the commercials. It’s late at night and only the wife and kids are at home when all of the sudden a burglar is trying to break into the home. There is a moment of panic when all of the sudden the alarm sounds scaring off the unwanted intruder. I’m sure you’ve seen the scenario played out during a commercial break on television. The reality of it is we all live in an unpredictable world. If we think that could never happen to us we are mistaken. The sad truth is home break-ins could occur to any of us unexpectedly.
Get a glimpse into the customer service policies. How did an alarm manufacturer respond to consumer complaints? In the case of a large home security company, did the alarm system’s issues get handled quickly by service technicians? If you see the phrase “difficult customer service operators” repeatedly, the company has probably become too big for its own good and started to cut corners in the service wing. Do you want your safety in “difficult” hands?
Some companies are now offering discounts for having your monthly bill taken directly from your checking or saving account. Many companies also offer discounts for business and residential packages together. Also be sure to ge the background of the company before giving personal information to prevent an attack on your identity or your home. Some companies come to your home and do inspections for free. Be sure to take advantage of this great Security service. Some companies also can refer to safety classes for you and your family to attend to learn what to do in case of a home emergency.
A security lock is only as good as its box which needs to be anchored securely in the door frame using 3″ screws or nails or larger. Make sure it is rated “kick proof” and that the bolt itself is at least 1 1/2 “long. If there is window glass near the location of the lock, a special type of lock is required which can’t be opened just by breaking the glass and reaching in to turn the lock. Before installing a new lock, be sure to check the local building codes to make sure you’re within the code.
Checkups. At current estimation, less than 12% of people check their fire alarms or replace them regularly. Moreover, if you are using a battery only fire alarm, then fires have an added change to move throughout your home without immediate response. By checking all of your fire safety equipment ahead of time, you minimize the risk of fire damage. “As cooking is the number one cause of fires during the holidays, up-to-date fire alarms are a necessity,” notes fire and safety expert, Larry Dolin, President of American security company.
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