Sticky: Why Do You Need A Security System?

author date January 8th, 2012 commenet No Comments
  • A burglary is committed every 10 seconds in America. This adds up to almost 13 million homes – one of every 20.
  • There is an average loss of $1,300 worth of property per burglary.
  • According to the National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association, burglars attack homes without a security system 3 times more often than homes with a system.
  • Today about 1 in 6 homeowners have invested in an electronic security system – more and more Americans are saying that they feel safer with a home security system.
  • Over the last 5 years the number of homes with a security system has increased by almost 40%
  • Your chances of a break in are highest right after you move into a new home – Burglars know that most people don’t install security systems until 2 to 4 years after they move in.
  • Burglars are more likely to break into your home between 9:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., while you are at work, as opposed to breaking in at night.
  • Nearly half of burglars break-in through the front door, 32% choose the back door and 22% through a first floor window. The rest break in through a basement, garage or second floor window.

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