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Why Have A Home Alarm System?


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People invest in home alarm systems because they want to keep themselves, their family and their home safe from intruders. Extensive studies on alarm systems have shown that residential burglar alarm systems decrease crime. 60% of convicted burglars have said that the presence of a security system influenced their decision to target a different home.

It simply makes the location less appealing to would-be and active intruders.

Other studies have found:

· Most criminals burglarize a home in less than 10 minutes.
· 34% of burglars enter through the front door and go straight to the master bedroom.
· 70% of home invasions occur when someone is not home.
· Most burglaries take place between the day hours of 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Smart Home Technology is popular among mainstream home owners today because of it’s lifestyle convenience benefits. One of the key elements of smart home technology is security. With a smart home automation system, you can automate many features of your security devices to be turned on/off at certain times of the day, or through a remote app on your phone, tablet or computer:

· Opening and closing garage doors
· Turning on and off lights
· Arming/disarming your security system
· Locking, unlocking your front door
· Turning your thermostats up or down

Cameras are not just for businesses anymore. Many manufacturers have created high quality, affordable cameras that can be added to your home security that will allow you to view your environment through your phone, tablet or computer. You can even set up alerts with a clip emailed to you if someone enters a perimeter: The front or back door, study, gun safe area, pool area, etc.

Fire protection can be added to the system, as well, and does not increase your monthly monitoring with HW Automation. In fact, many insurance companies will recommend a monitored security and fire system, and will provide you with discounts off of your homeowner’s insurance.


With HW Automation, each system is customized to meet your individual needs, thus reducing the chance of accidental alarms. HW Automation’s highly trained staff of technicians install and train home and business owners on their new system to minimize the threat of false alarms even more.

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