Home alarm systems
as well as general home security. We cover some of the things you need
to do to protect your home and your families to ensure that you are
These issues are common to whatever alarm system you choose including the Accenta
Alarm Home system and Manual.
Common sense items can make a huge difference regarding the security
of your home. There are steps you should take to ensure your home is
safe if you are planning to go away for the weekend as well as for several
months. We have added a checklist that you can follow that will help
to ensure that your home is looked after while you are away in addition
to the alarm system that you may have.
Having an alarm system is half
of the decision. Deciding whether you should have your alarm system
monitored vs. non monitored is the next. Even if you decide not to
engage a monitoring company, make sure that you add signs suggesting
that the system is monitored in any case.
Thieves are lazy by their nature, so why would they risk an alarm system when
they can break in somewhere else without one.
Our main page which you may find helpful about home security and the following
pages has much more information. There is also information about setting up
programs and consumers can read about how to make
your doors and windows more secure.
You should also consider why you should
have an inventory of all of your homes contents in case there is a fire or
some other catastrophe that destroys all of your belongings. And by all means,
have contents insurance, otherwise you lose everything and now you have to
start over. This is particularly difficult if there is no insurance coverage.
If you plan to leave your home unoccupied for any length of time, you should
really confirm with your insurance company regarding how often you should
have someone visit your home in addition to any alarm monitoring you have in
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