Home Security: A Worthy Investment


Home security is something that has (and continues) to evolve over time. As its capabilities shift and improve, one thing that will never change is the sense of safety that they bring.

Of course, having state of the art technology protect your home/business comes at a cost, but the following reasons are just a few that state just why it’s not only a great decision to make, but a worthy investment.

Discourage burglary attempts

Burglars only need about eight to 12 minutes to accomplish their goals. However, when they hear the blaring siren of your security system, they usually make a quick exit without taking much or anything, knowing that the police are just a few moments away.

You can mount motion detectors on your windows and doors. When someone comes near them or tries to damage an entry point, the sensors will either light up or sound the alarm.

Monitor your home

We often worry about home security the most when we’re away on holiday or a business trip. Luckily, security systems and surveillance cameras can now be monitored remotely from your phone and send alerts if a break-in is suspected.

If alerts are triggered then you can visually verify if there’s an intruder and alert the police if so; if you don’t get an alert, then you can enjoy your holiday with peace of mind.

Protect your assets

We also want our family to live a happy and comfortable life. That is why we spend most of our waking hours trying to provide for them.

It can be devastating to have all our hard-earned possessions taken away from us in one night.

Burglars are finding ingenious ways to steal cars without even entering the house, making security gates a worthwhile investment.

Burglars often take items with sentimental value to us too. What if they steal the last piece of jewellery that a departed loved one gave you? What if they take a mobile phone filled with pictures of your kids growing up?

When you install a reliable security system, you can prevent this from happening. It is better to be prepared and spend a little over your budget than be regretful in the end.’ (source: ifsecglobal.com)

Here at Henderson Security your Ottawa home/business security professional, we pride ourselves on offering the best security products and services. Contact us to learn more about how we can help keep you safe!