Hello everybody and welcome
to home safety minute series where we share with you tips,
methods, techniques and security reviews to securing your home effectively and efficiently.
I’m Gabriel from House-Safety.com and in today’s home safety minute
i’m gonna answer one of the many most frequently asked questions on house safety. And today’s question of the day is:
Must I have my burglar alarm monitored by a security company to be extremely effective?
Now this is one of the biggest questions that we get all the time in our website
and the answer to that question is: It’s pretty much optional, so first and foremost
you know the local horn or siren works well enough to dissuade most burglars.
One tip is to pretty much Program the siren to reset after 30 seconds.
This is a very important one as well However, if you want the police or
fire department to be called in your absence like if you’re on vacation
or something then a monitored system is the only way to go.
So maybe what you can do is if you’re going to be out of town for a couple of days,
for a couple of weeks one of the alternatives is to actually go and call up these companies
to actually keep a lookout or help you monitor your alarm system for the next couple of days
or for the duration of when you are actually
be away Another important thing is to actually
Be advised that most insurance companies require a monitored alarm
system for discounted fire insurance rates. So be sure to check with your insurance
company whether that is going to be a requirement. Well that is it everyone for today’s
short tip on home safety. If you have received some valuable
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Take care everybody and i will catch you guys tomorrow.