Ohio Home Security Systems
In 2009, there were 104,213 burglaries reported in the state of Ohio, which averages out to around 285 burglaries per day across the state. Though the violent crime rate in Ohio is lower than the U.S. average, the property crime rate in Ohio is higher than the national average by around 20%, according to CityRating.com.*
When it comes to property crimes in Ohio, the rate of burglary stands out as the crime that is higher than the national average by the largest margin. But don't become discouraged. There is plenty that the typical Ohio resident can do to help protect their home and family from being victimized. A good way to start is to try to think like a burglar.
Sometimes it is easy to determine where your home's weak points are by simply walking around and examining it from the mindset of a burglar. Those beautiful shrubs that obscure ground floor windows may be better trimmed back so as not to provide a good hiding place for a burglar waiting to break in. Here are some more tips:
Finally, if there is no door decal or yard sign indicating that your home is protected by monitored home security, you could be giving burglars another reason to target your house.
Today's home security systems are monitored around-the-clock and are both technologically advanced and affordable. These systems add an extra layer of security to your home, telling intruders that they need to go somewhere else.
Home security systems are remarkably affordable with very low monthly monitoring fees. They install quickly and most importantly, they're effective. ADT monitored home security systems are terrific for people who live alone, families with children, and older or retired adults who want to preserve their independence.