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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…

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…

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…

How to Protect Your Home From Identity Theft

  • December 4, 2014

Identity theft is a crime that leaves its marks on people. Marks like ruined credit scores, sizable debts you didn’t acquire, and even criminal charges are all possibilities when someone steals your information and uses it for their own gain. While recovery from identity theft is difficult, preventing it from happening in the first place is actually much easier. How to Protect Your Home From Identity Theft The first thing you need to do is to control your information. While…

How to Protect Your Home from Break-Ins

  • May 7, 2013

Safety and security for your home and family are important. But is your home an easy target for intruders without you even being aware of it? Burglars look for three basic things when choosing a home for a break-in: easy access, valuables worth stealing, and lack of proper home security. What can you do to protect your home from break-ins? Chicago Home Security offers the following tips: Make Access Difficult Check that all doors and windows have adequate locks. Install…