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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…

Chicago Home Security Can Help Protect People from Rising Crime

  • January 23, 2015

By now, you’ve probably heard about what happened to Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s son and the rash of break-ins taking place throughout Cook County. In the last few months alone, the police were called to investigate crimes in Elgin, Park Ridge and Darien. So by the headlines, it seems that one can’t be too careful these days, especially when it comes to Chicago home security and personal safety. To their credit, local police departments and public works staff have been ardently…

Using Home Security to Get Insurance Discounts

  • January 19, 2015

Becoming a homeowner is considered a great achievement in most societies. Indeed, it takes a lot of financial stability to be able to make periodical mortgage payments for the next few decades. Besides that, there is the cost of insurance, which is sometimes pointed as one of the main barriers to homeownership. However, what many people forget to take into account is that there exist various ways to cut insurance premiums such as by installing a home security system. This…

Protect Your Investment with a Business Security Alarm System

  • January 16, 2015

You worked hard to achieve the success you have, and there is nothing that you would not do to protect your investment. Many business owners put off getting a good security system until it is too late. Their business is broken into and important merchandise and documents are stolen. However, it is essential for business owners to realize that protecting a business with a good security system should be first priority. 24/7 Business Protection Utilize 24hr protection 7 days a…

Plan a Festive Holiday with Home Security Protection

  • December 19, 2014

The holiday season for many people means visiting friends and family. However, being away from the home for so many hours out of the day gives burglars the perfect time to break-in. Unfortunately, there are many homes that are burglarized during this time of the year. It is important to take steps now to protect valuables and family members. Lock up Valuables It does not matter whether you are home or away, take time to lock windows and doors, even…

5 Home Security Tips That Can Keep Your House Protected While You’re on Vacation

  • December 11, 2014

The holiday season is in full swing which means the time to visit out-of-state relatives is here. Unfortunately, the holidays also mean burglars are on the lookout for unoccupied homes. If your concerned your house may become a target due to your absence, consider implementing the 5 simple yet cost-effective home security tips provided below. An Overflowing Mailbox When a burglar spots a mailbox filled to the brim, they know they’ve found the perfect target. To avoid this common mistake,…