Along with installing a home or business security alarm system, one of the most important ways to prevent intruders from targeting your property is by making your home or business unappealing to burglars or vandals. It’s a kind of reverse curb appeal – landscaping that also makes your property look well groomed and well taken care of can also reduce its potential appeal to intruders.
A potential intruder evaluates the house or business he or she may be considering, to see just how viable that property is for his purposes. Noting the presence of a security system will certainly deter burglary as well as stopping a burglar in his tracks. Noting the landscaping of a piece of property can also be a significant deterrent. If a house or business has a clear sight line to the street and offers few hiding places for a would-be intruder, that will discourage him from selecting your property. If a property is well lit, or utilizes motion-triggered lighting, that will also discourage an intruder.
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A driveway security alarm is excellent for alerting a property owner about potential intruders. All driveway alarms are sensor based – motion triggers a signal which sets off an alarm. There are both wired and wireless driveway alarm systems available; solar driveway systems are an economical and ecologically green system. They’re also easy to install, require little maintenance, and economical as you won’t be draining power as with a wired system, or need to replace a battery as with a conventional battery system. Instead, batteries are rechargeable through solar power, and these rechargeable batteries are usually provided with the solar alarm unit. Continue reading Solar Driveway Alarms: Everything You Need to Know
One excellent way to keep your family and your home safe is to make sure you know who has access to your property. And access doesn’t start when someone tries to break in through a window or sliding glass door. It doesn’t start when someone tries to force a lock. It starts when someone you haven’t invited to do so steps foot on your property. Whether a potential trouble maker walks or drives, a drive way alarm system will let you know when someone’s on your home turf. Continue reading Driveway Alarms