How to Outsmart a Burglar

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Burglar breaking into a door with a crowbar.

In our previous blog post, we presented a few important facts and statistics about burglaries. It’s helpful to keep these facts and statistics in mind when finding ways to outsmart a burglar.

Last week, we mentioned how burglars tend to strike between the hours of 10am and 3pm. These are the times when people are least likely to be home. The more occupied your home looks, the less likely a burglar will try to break into it:

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FAQs of Home Security – Alarm System

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FAQ’s before purchasing an alarm system

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Have a question about alarm systems? We have answers!

You Need To Know This!

There are a lot of things to consider when looking for a new home security system. You may find yourself confused by all the terms and different systems out on the market.  Here are some basic things to know before investing in a home security system.

 

Can a home alarm system prevent burglaries?

Yes! In fact, homes with a monitored security system along with signs and stickers are up to 3 times less likely to experience a break-in. Depending on what type of alarm system you have, the intruder could be detected before they even enter your home.

 

How will I know if there is an intruder?

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Keep Your Customer’s Valuables Safe

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Securing your storage facility and your customer’s future business

Studies have shown that customer’s are naturally attracted to facilities that visibly show a sense of security. The main priority of your customer is making sure that their possessions are secure, and that they feel safe while on your property. Falling victim to a burglary or having a customer harassed at your storage facility is always devastating, either case can damage a healthy customer relationship and your reputation; I will be showing you the best and most secure options to go above and beyond your customer’s expectations

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Security in The Church – Church Protection

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Should the doors of your church be opened or closed? Since 1999 their have been 427 gun related killings & countless injuries in churches around the country. I as well as many others expect our presence in the church to be safe and secure. The churches have become victims of theft & violence resulting in thousands of dollars in damages & deaths. We at Valley Alarm are committed to making the faith based community safer and educated to the dangers that exist. We will come to your place of worship & provide you with a free assessment to let you see the latest in security products available to you. The churches are considered soft spots or easy targets due to the doors being left open at all times. In these times of extreme chaos in the world, we have to protect ourselves & others from the threats that exist. Valley Alarm is your total security company that has been in business for over 35 years, please give us a call and allow one our trained professionals to come out to your church or business and assess your needs for free. No one should go to church in fear. Many church leaders are not addressing the security threats. (more…)

Don’t Lose Your Peace of Mind! – Remodel Considerations

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When dealing with your property little investment can provide large peace of mind! Don’t fall victim to property loss caused by burglaries!

 No matter if your property is located in an expensive neighborhood or not, or how many tenants you have, security is likely always on your mind. In the United States there was an estimated 4.7 billion dollars in property lost due to burglaries in 2012. To ensure your building’s security is top of the line, consider (more…)

What Can We Do To Prevent School Invasions? – Intrusion Detection

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Columbine, Virginia Tech, Sandy Hook—these memories are seared into the mind of this American generation. Most, however, fail to remember Hillside Elementary School, Santa Monica College, Northwest High School, and the dozens of other schools attacked in this country since the Sandy Hook shooting in December 2012. Frighteningly, school shootings have become so commonplace in America that our country has grown numb to them. Instead of searching for solutions and proposing a national plan of action against this intrusion, we have accepted school shootings as a tragic norm. (more…)

Is Your Child’s School As Safe As You Think?

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Our nation’s schools are faced with ongoing and growing threats: Violence, Drugs, Bullying, Crime, Natural Disasters and even Terrorism. Is your child’s school prepared for such events? As a parent you have the right to question any area that you may feel is lacking when it comes to your child’s safety.
In addition to basic safety procedures you should verify with your child’s school that they have a plan to address and prevent violence. The first step of your inspection should be to ask campus officials whether they have a strong hold on areas of the facility where violence usually occurs such as: (more…)