Summer is here and, hopefully, that means you’ve got some lovely plans for a summer vacation. But, remember that your home security does not take a summer vacation while you’re away. It should still be working hard to make sure your home is well protected. With this in mind, we’ve got some tips for you to make sure that your home is well equipped and protected while you’re on vacation.
Leaving a couple of lights on in your home can deter prospective thieves by making them think that your house is occupied. However, having them on constantly can make it obvious that this is what you’ve done, not to mention all the electricity you’ll waste. So, it’s a good idea to set timers for your lights to switch on and off at certain times, so your house looks more active. You can even get equipment that allows you to turn your lights on and off from your smartphone.
With a fully monitored security system, you can rest assured on vacation knowing that a professional security team is on the other end of your system. So, if an alarm is triggered, they will be notified and can take appropriate action to ensure that your home is secured, calling the authorities if necessary.
We’ve mentioned lights you can control from your smartphone, but smart home security doesn’t stop there. You can also connect your home security system to your smartphone so that you can view footage from your security cameras and be alerted if any alarms are triggered. This helps to give you peace of mind while you’re on vacation and lets you keep an eye on your home.
Promote your home security
Criminals are much less likely to attempt a break-in if they know your home is rigged with state of the art home security, so don’t keep it a secret. Many homeowners place signs or branding from their security company on the front of their home, warning criminals of the consequences if they try to break in.
Knowing that your home is in the safe hands of your home security system is exactly what you need to put your mind at ease while you’re away on vacation, so make sure yours is working for you this summer.
If you need any new security equipment added to your home before you go on vacation, then get in touch to find out more about the products and services that we have available. We proudly serve businesses and homeowners in Winston Salem, High Point, Greensboro, Mooresville, and their surrounding communities.