The most obvious immediate benefit of having a home security system installed in your home is the deterrent factor. A sign in front of your house with the name of a trusted company like Leading Edge Security and Home Technology will certainly make potential criminals think twice. But there are some other less obvious perks that are equally beneficial.
As safe as your home may already be, a top-notch security system serves as an official notice to your insurance company that you are doing everything you can to prevent loss. You’ll be rewarded with not only peace of mind, but also significantly lower insurance costs. It’s a win-win for both parties, and the savings will add up over time.
In the same way a security system effectively lowers the risk of insuring your home, it also raises the value of it. If you ever decide to put your home on the market, it can be an attractive addition to a deal. Prospective homebuyers always put safety and security at the top of their lists, and having a security system installed gives your home a leg up on others that don’t.
While the goal at Leading Edge is to prevent break-ins at all costs, our security systems can alleviate the damage if a criminal is foolish enough to enter anyway. Loud sirens will spook the intruders and alert anyone who may be home, of their presence. They’ll know that help will arrive at any moment and flee as quickly as they can. A good security system can be enough to have burglars running away empty-handed, meaning, less loss for you.
As common sense and practical as the reasons for securing your home are, a general peace of mind is the most valuable. After all, nothing is more important in a home than the safety and security of those living inside.