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How effective is a home security system?

How effective is a home security system?

According to information published by Rutgers University (following a five-year research study into the effectiveness of home security systems, the first of its kind), the overwhelming majority of people with home security systems were able to dramatically reduce instances of criminal activity and were also able to lessen the blow of home invasions as well.

According to this research, the mere presence of a home security system dropped the chances of a home being broken into by almost 40%, but it also protected the homes of neighbors as well. A lot of this was attributed to effective signage that showed...


How to protect your garage from forced entry

How to protect your garage from forced entry

The overwhelming majority of homeowners do a fantastic job of securing their actual home from criminals and burglars, but they kind of let the ball drop when it comes time to protecting the garage as thoroughly.

We aren’t exactly sure as to why this happens, but it does – the statistics illustrate this pretty clearly. Rutgers University performed a five-year experiment and study, and determined that the overwhelming majority of people that dealt with a significant home breach simply hadn’t paid attention to their home security, and certainly hadn’t paid attention to the security of their garages.

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