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Inexpensive Ways to Improve Your Home’s Security

Inexpensive Ways to Improve Your Home’s Security

Burglar Trying to Break Into Home

Do you want to improve your home’s security, economically? What are some inexpensive ways to make your home safer from burglars? 

Lights, Camera (No) Action!

Lights make a difference. Burglars always go for dark houses where it looks like no one is at home. Why? Well, it’s easier for them to rob a place where they won’t have to deal with any occupants. Therefore, make it look like someone’s always at home by leaving a light or two on inside your house at night, even if you’re not home. Also, consider installing motion lights outside, especially around back doors or windows. That way, if someone approaches at night, the light(s) will go on and hopefully scare them away. 

Burglars don’t like being watched. So, if they see security cameras attached to your home, they might choose a different house to steal from. Whether or not your cameras are “real” doesn’t actually matter! You could install fake security cameras and they’d be just as good a deterrent as real, filming ones. That said, you could buy a fairly cheap “real cam” to keep watch on who’s outside your house. The nice thing about today’s technology is that you could be using your smartphone and an app to literally check on the exterior and interior of your house even if you’re far from home. 

Professional Security Services

Lights and cameras are two inexpensive ways to help keep your house safe. Of course, if you really want expert security, you should have a system set up by a professional.

NYCONN Security Systems utilizes today’s technology to offer 24 hour home security monitoring from burglary, fire and carbon monoxide dangers while also checking for flooding and/or temperature changes. So, if you’re looking for reliable home security services, call NYCONN Security today at 800-783-5004 or use our contact page here.

Is It Time to Upgrade Your Home’s Security?

Is It Time to Upgrade Your Home’s Security?

Undoubtedly, homeowners have a million things to worry about each day. From interior and exterior maintenance to paying the monthly bills on time, homeowners have a laundry list of things to fret over. As such, it’s understandable that home security is not always at the forefront of homeowners’ minds. However, it only takes one unfortunateContinue Reading

The Benefits of a Wireless Security System

The Benefits of a Wireless Security System

Technology has been advancing for years now. In the past, security systems were connected by wires, and some still are… but wireless security systems are here, and they’re popular. What are some of the advantages of utilizing wireless security systems? If you’re looking for a security system that’s more secure, easier to install, and flexible,Continue Reading

Things You May Not Know About a Home Security System

Things You May Not Know About a Home Security System

Most people don’t know much about home security systems. They only take the time to learn about them if/when their house is broken into, and they decide, “Okay, I need a security system in place so this doesn’t happen again.” Do most homes have security systems? It depends on the neighborhood. You can usually tellContinue Reading

Here’s Why People Invest in Home Security

Here’s Why People Invest in Home Security

If someone were to successfully break into your home today, they would rob you of more than just your personal possessions. They would also rob you of your peace of mind. You would have a tough time feeling safe in your home from now on. It’s one of the main reasons why people invest inContinue Reading

Home Security Myths to Ignore

Home Security Myths to Ignore

You want to keep your home secure. What are some home security myths? Unreliable Some people assume home security systems are unreliable. Maybe the older ones were, but today’s systems aren’t. In the old days someone could “cut a telephone line” or “disconnect the power supply.” Today’s systems guard against those things, oftentimes with multipleContinue Reading

The Best Places to Put Video Surveillance in Your Home

The Best Places to Put Video Surveillance in Your Home

We live in a world where cameras are commonplace, and people regularly conduct surveillance in and around their own homes. Some people use cameras to keep tabs on front door deliveries, for instance. They get an alert on their smartphone when the UPS guy drops off a package or a random person rings their doorbell.Continue Reading

How Does a Home Security System Function?

How Does a Home Security System Function?

For some people, having a large and loud dog in the house is their version of a security system. Others will post stickers on their windows warning would-be robbers that their house is protected by a security system. Whether or not they actually have one installed isn’t the point– those stickers are meant to deterContinue Reading