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Illinois Home Security: Signs your Home is Being Cased

  • February 27, 2015

Break-ins rarely happen randomly, as most of the time they are planned well in advance. The process of “casing” a home for the purpose of breaking in is something burglars spend a great deal of time doing. As such, there may be some telltale signs that this is happening long before a break-in ever takes place. Keep your eyes open for these early warning signs that signal something could be planned for the near future. Unusual Activity The first sign…

Five Surprising Facts That Will Make You Consider Home Security For Yourself

  • February 20, 2015

Home security services and devices are often considered, but not always used or implemented. A lot of people go about with their day thinking theft or home invasion won’t ever happen to them. Despite that way of thinking, we all know someone who has been a victim of robbery or burglary. Here are some things to consider: In 2013, there was an estimation of about 8,632,512 property crimes perpetrated in the US. 22.3 percent of those crimes were related to…

3 Reasons to Incorporate Cameras In Your Home Security System

  • February 17, 2015

A home security system can go a long way in ensuring not only the safety of you and your family, but also, it can help to protect your home when you and your family are away. However, to provide even better security to your home, you should also consider security cameras in addition to a home security system. Video monitoring can provide many additional benefits above and beyond what a standard home security system can do. Here are just a…

Life & Safety Devices to Consider for Illinois Home Security

  • February 13, 2015

Most Illinois homeowners understand that home security systems protect them from the financial loss and emotional devastation that occurs when an intruder breaks into their home. However, fewer are aware of the life and safety services that an Illinois home security company like Security Doctors can provide. The following are just some of those services: Carbon monoxide detection: Carbon monoxide is colorless, odorless, and deadly. People are usually unaware of its presence until it is too late. With a carbon…

Chicago Home Security Systems: Don’t Become a Statistic

  • February 9, 2015

Chicago made national news in 2014 for its rising number of murders and other violent crimes. According to the Chicago Tribune, 388 people died due to handgun violence and another 2,231 were wounded. The city and many of its surrounding suburbs also saw a high number of property and drug crimes. While being the victim of any crime is devastating, it is especially traumatic when someone assaults you or steals from you in your own home. People who have experienced…

Make Sure Your Business Security Company Offers Elevator Monitoring

  • February 6, 2015

Anything can happen when several strangers ride together in the small space of an elevator. If someone is having a bad day and the elevator doesn’t move fast enough, he or she may decide to take it out on the other passengers by becoming verbally or physically abusive. These passengers may in turn sue your company for inadequate security. As more people hear about the assault, it may cause them to avoid your business altogether. One way to avoid the…