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ADT® Monitoring in Florida

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Protect Your Home - ADT’s Authorized Premier Provider in Florida

A home is supposed to be a safe place. However, with the possibility of home invasions, fires, hurricanes and other emergencies, a state-of-the-art security system is required. Protect Your Home’s ADT-monitored Security System is the best way to help ensure you and your family’s safety within your home. With motion detection technology and a 24-hour connection to a central response base, your ADT-monitored System connects you with trained professionals ready to help in case of an alert or emergency.

Florida Branch info - ADT-monitored Home Security

Protect Your Home is a Home Security Company that provides easy to use equipment and dependable monitoring. With the help of an ADT-monitored home security system installed in your home, your home is secured and protected against invasions. Available all throughout the entire state of Florida, the Protect Your Home’s Florida branches are located in Boca Raton, Brandon, Crestview, Gainesville, Hollywood, Jacksonville, Largo, Melbourne, Miramar, Orlando, Palm Harbor, Panama City, Punta Gorda, Tallahassee, Tampa, and West Palm Beach. Certified Security Advisors are ready to give you a free Quote for your own ADT-monitored Home Security System.

Protect Your Home’s ADT-monitored Security System aims to make the lives of homeowners easier, with straightforward technology and rapid communication with your local law enforcement. Whether you are home or not, ADT-monitored Alarm Systems in Florida help safeguard you and your family. The threat of a home invasion often seems like a distant matter, until you become a victim. Here are some statistics on home invasion:

  • Every 13 seconds a home intrusion is committed
  • 2.5% of robbers used strong-arm tactics, whether verbal or physical
  • You are more likely to be a burglary victim after being a victim once or if your neighbor is targeted

Source: https://reolink.com/home-burglary-crime-statistics/
https://www.creditdonkey.com/home-invasion-statistics.html

There are many reasons why an intruder may want to enter your home, and theft is one of the most common. A burglary is defined as the unlawful entry of a structure to commit a felony or theft. In order to understand the necessity of protecting your home, check out these statistics on burglary:

  • 65% of home burglaries happen between 6AM-6PM
  • 60% of convicted burglars stated the presence of a security system made them target another home
  • 1 out of 3 residential assaults are a result of burglary
  • 38% of all robberies are committed with guns

Source: http://www.asecurelife.com/burglary-statistics/

With a large amount of burglaries occurring during the day, ADT’s monitored security systems are able to help protect your home even if you are not there. By installing a home security system, you decrease your chance of being a victim of a home invasion by 300%, and using Protect Your Home - ADT’s Authorized Premier Provider offering ADT monitoring helps secures your safety even further.



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Crime info Florida

Florida has the second highest rate of violent crime and has the third and fourth highest rate for property crime and robbery, respectively. Because of these alarm rates, Protect Your Home believes residents should prioritize the security of their home, family, and valuables with ADT-monitored Home Security. For a Floridian, the chance of becoming a victim of a property victim is 1 in 36, and Protect Your Home does not like those odds. Here are some more property crime statistics in Florida that Protect Your Home wants you to know:

  • There were 100,090 burglary offences reported in Florida during 2016
  • Out of 20,000 robberies in Florida, 8,700 involved a firearm
  • 52% of residential burglaries occurred during the day time in Florida

Source: https://www.neighborhoodscout.com/fl/crime
http://www.fdle.state.fl.us/cms/FSAC/Crime-Data/Robbery.aspx
http://www.fdle.state.fl.us/cms/FSAC/Crime-Data/Burglary.aspx

According to the Home Security Resource, the three Florida cities with the highest rates of property crime per 100,000 residents are:

  1. Orlando, Florida with 6,359 property crimes
  2. St. Petersburg, Florida with 5,642 property crimes
  3. Miami, Florida with 4,832 property crimes

Source: http://www.homesecurityresource.org/cities-with-the-most-property-crime/

Whether you are a resident of one of those cities or not, you can look for a local ADT Authorized Provider Florida location by searching “Florida ADT home security near me” and get a free quote. Protect Your Home is available to install your Security System at your convenience and walks you through the entire system to ensure the best quality.

Home Security near Florida

Since 1953, 65 natural disasters have been declared in the state of Florida. The worst of these was Hurricane Andrew in 1992, followed by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. According to NBC News, Florida is the fifth most disaster-prone state in the country.

Despite Florida’s intense weather conditions, there are many reasons why it attracts so many homeowners. Its subtropical climate makes it high in demand for retirement and/or vacation homes. In 2015, the median home value was $198,886, with rentals leaning towards a median price of $1,195. Also notable in Florida is the prevalence of family-oriented attractions, including Walt Disney World Resort, Universal Studios, Sea World and more.

Another attractive aspect of living in Florida include its lower tax rates, which lie below the national average. For example, its property tax rate is 1.1%, and there is no income tax. Additionally, the sales tax is 6%, which is lower than most other large states such as California and Illinois

Source: http://www.nbcnews.com/business/10-states-most-natural-disasters-6C10088195
https://www.neighborhoodscout.com/fl
https://smartasset.com/mortgage/the-cost-of-living-in-florida

ADT-monitored Home Security Equipment for Florida

With high crime rates, especially property crimes, residents of Florida should be vigilant and learn more about ADT-monitored Systems. Our ADT-monitored System includes various services. Some of these services feature:

  1. Video Surveillance - Using a wide range of cameras and sensors, you are able to watch your home from anywhere. Whether it is live or recorded clips, our surveillance gives you updates on any suspicious activity near your home.
  2. Backup Battery - Power outages do not mean your home is at risk. The ADT-monitored System automatically switches to a backup battery with 12 hours of coverage.
  3. ADT Yard Sign and Window Decal - 60% of burglars stated that the presence of an alarm made them choose another house to target, and our simple designs lets you and everyone else know that you are protected.
  4. Indoor Siren Sounder - Our High-decibel beeps alert you and your neighbors of an intruder, fire, or emergency situation.
  5. Remote Locks - Forgetting to lock the door is no longer an issue. With our Remote Lock feature, you are able to lock or unlock your doors at any time.

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3 Essential Home Detectors Outside of Home Security

Life Safety Equipment. Smoke Detector, Flood Detector and Carbon Monoxide Detector

Protecting your family is the top priority. That’s why many people invest in monitored home security systems. But, intruders aren’t the only threat to your family’s safety within the home. Other dangers include smoke, water leak, and carbon monoxide poisoning, which can easily be prevented with essential home detectors.

Smoke Detectors

Fire can spread quickly. For this reason, every home should be equipped with working heat sensor fire alarms. According to the U.S. Fire Administration, “Residential is the leading property type for fire deaths (73.2%), fire injuries (76.5%) and fire dollar loss (54.7%).” The potential for injury and fatality is high with residential fires making it vital that you take the proper precautions. ADT-monitored smoke detectors are heat sensor fire alarms which are triggered by the presence of smoke, but also by increased temperatures. These devices work by utilizing fixed-temperature and rate-of-rise sensors.

Traditional smoke alarms emit a loud siren, alerting inhabitants that smoke is present and a fire situation is likely. With Protect Your Home's ADT-monitored heat sensing smoke detector, a representative keeps track of any alerts in your home and provides full coverage to notify you, 24/7. In the event of an alarm, assistance is dispatched by an ADT representative, helping to keep your home protected. This is peace of mind, around the clock.

Flood sensors

Flooding can also cause damage to the internal structures of your home and result in future issues and health problems if not dealt with appropriately. Water in your home can affect electrical wiring, cause mold if not dried out properly, and even contaminate your water. In fact, FEMA reports that a single inch of water in your home could cost up to $25,000 in repairs and damages. To help avoid water leak damage, consider installing an ADT-monitored flood detector from Protect Your Home.

Protect Your Home's flood sensors are installed on the floor to immediately recognize the presence of water and help avoid damage. These devices are commonly placed under sinks, in utility rooms, or even in crawl spaces. With ADT-monitored detectors from Protect Your Home, you will instantly be alerted of water to help avoid troublesome damage and costly cleanup.

Carbon Monoxide Detectors

One final home hazard is carbon monoxide, a tasteless odorless gas that poses a major health risk. Undetectable by humans, this gas can lead to carbon monoxide poisoning. For this reason, every home needs to be fitted with carbon monoxide detectors from Protect Your Home. 

According to the CDC, “during 2010–2015, a total of 2,244 deaths resulted from unintentional carbon monoxide poisoning.” With four colored LED indicators, these carbon monoxide detectors provide the status of your home at a glance. They monitor your air quality, but also track the concentration of carbon monoxide in your home. When paired with your ADT home security system, these detectors will alert you to elevated levels of carbon monoxide and an ADT representative can contact emergency services at your direction. 

Even after these home detectors are installed throughout your home, it is still important to remain vigilant! Electronic devices are not infallible, and the technology and battery power wear out over time. The U.S. Fire Administration suggests that detectors should be tested monthly and batteries “replaced once a year” unless it is powered by a 10-year lithium (or “long-life”) battery, in which case should be replaced properly with the instructions provided. 

Beyond home security, home detectors are your next line of defense. Integrating Protect Your Home’s life safety devices with our home security system can shave precious seconds during an emergency. Each one of these Life Safety devices can be connected to your ADT security system offering you ease-of-use and real-time alerting with your ADT Pulse system. While home, away, or asleep, with our home security equipment, you can rest easy knowing you are protected.

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