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Aggressive Ways To Keep Your Home Safe From Burglary

by Harvie Simms

If you are a homeowner, you want to keep your home safe from being robbed. There are several different methods used in order to keep thieves from entering a household. Some ways are more aggressive than others. Here are some ways that you can help your home from becoming victim of a robbery.

Alarm Systems

Having an alarm system is a great way to keep robberies from happening. You can have an alarm system installed throughout your home, and will need to pay a monthly fee to have a company monitor the activity that may happen. If the alarm goes off, the company will be able to tell if there is a break-in or a fire occurring at your home, and the proper authorities would automatically be notified. Some alarms systems that you install can have a silent alarm so that the burglar isn't aware that they will soon be caught on the premises.

Security Gates

Having a gate installed on your driveway will deter thieves from entry. You can lock your gate so that no one can get in without your knowledge. Security gates would allow you to monitor activity at your gate. A button would need to be pressed in order to ask to gain entry. You would be able to turn down anyone you wished from the comfort of your home. 

Guard Dogs

Having a dog in your home is a way to keep burglars from gaining entry. One bark from a dog and a robber will most likely give up and run away. No one wants to get bitten by dog, and it is not worth the risk to try to gain entry. Hang a sign on your gate or front of your property that gives a warning about you having a dog inside. This way, burglars will not even try to go on the property. 

Security Systems

Like alarm systems, a security system can let you know if there is an intruder on your property. You can have motion detection sensors installed both indoors and outdoors that would alert you if there was someone in the area that should not be. You can also use monitors in your home to view all areas of your property to check for anything that looks suspicious. You would be able to see if someone was trying to get into your home from the screen. With a security system, you would be able to make a phone call to the police as soon as you notice someone on your property.