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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.

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

Where Are the Best Places to Put CCTV Cameras?

Where Are the Best Places to Put CCTV Cameras?

NYCONN Security Systems’ motto is “we protect you like family.” In the old days, before technology took over, it was usually the dad’s job to make sure the family was protected from any unwanted intruders on the property. That typically meant he’d sleep within arm’s reach of his shotgun, ready to scare off any would-beContinue Reading

The Advantages of Having a Modern Security System

The Advantages of Having a Modern Security System

Security systems have evolved with the times. If you have an older security system from many decades ago, you might be missing out on some very helpful technological advancements found in newer systems sold by companies like us, NYCONN Security Systems. Did you know that in addition to protecting homes and businesses from burglaries, modernContinue 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

Why You Should Have a Backup to Your Home Security System

Why You Should Have a Backup to Your Home Security System

For decades the only way a message could get from your house to the authorities was via the good old-fashioned telephone line. Many people had home security systems in the 1980s and 1990s, for example, that were directly hard-wired to their phone lines. If and when there was a fire, an intruder or a problemContinue Reading

Reasons to Have a Panic Button on Your Security System

Reasons to Have a Panic Button on Your Security System

Panic is defined as a sudden, uncontrollable fear or anxiety. Imagine you’re at a business and you’re there all alone, at night. Suddenly you hear a door open and men are talking to each other about robbing the place. What do you do? You panic! Wouldn’t it be nice to have a panic button youContinue Reading

How to Determine the Right Security System for Your Business

How to Determine the Right Security System for Your Business

You own a business and you want to protect it. How can you determine the right security system for your business? Determining the Right Approach First off, consider this: you’ve got a physical place to protect from “breaking and entering,” and, these days, you probably have a digital place (a website, online files, etc.) thatContinue Reading

How Having a Security System Provides Peace of Mind

How Having a Security System Provides Peace of Mind

In this increasingly violent world, one thing’s for certain: people crave feeling secure. It doesn’t matter if you’re in a small grocery store in rural America or an city school in a rough neighborhood– either way, it’s nice to know someone or something is “there” for you, watching over you, ready to help if needed.Continue Reading

Why Businesses Should Have Access Control Systems

Why Businesses Should Have Access Control Systems

In the old days, it seemed like anyone could go anywhere. These days, however, society is not as trusting. With news reports of school shootings, terrorist bombings, and criminals up to no good making headlines daily, it behooves businesses to have access control systems in place for the proper protection of employees, technology and criticalContinue Reading