Owning a home is supposed to bring peace of mind and security. You not only know where you are going to live for years, if not the rest of your life, you own it. There’s no landlord to deal with or evict you, and you have your own castle to call your own at the end of the day and on weekends. You never want anything to happen to your home, or to anyone or anything in it, and that’s why you should take advantage of the benefits of having a fire protection and security system. Keep reading to learn what they about the advantages of having a fire protection and security system following the advise of Kent fire risk assessments company Fire Risk Assessment Network.
1) You can prevent fires from claiming lives and property. The right smoke and carbon monoxide detectors placed strategically throughout a home can mean the literal difference between life and death for those inside. If you live in a community with fast enough fire department response time, your home might even be saved from burning down due to an early warning.
In fact, a warning, detection and protection system can much farther than that. If a fire is still very small when it alerts you, you might be able to extinguish it yourself with a handheld extinguisher. A monitored system can also have emergency personnel dispatched by an off-site operator, even when no one is home. You can even have sprinkler and fire suppression systems put into place where fires are likely to break out.
2) The right security system can keep people out of your home, and also in. Contemporary security systems monitor all the doors in and out of a home. Possible forced entries are captured on camera and alert operators who can intervene and summon law enforcement. You can even view who is at your doorstep on your smartphone, tablet or laptop when away from home. This way you can keep anyone and everyone unwanted out of your home.
Parents might be interested to note that this feature can also have security systems triggered if anyone tries to get out in the middle of the night. You want to trust your kids all the time, but sometimes teenagers and even younger kids try to sneak outside to do mischievous things. You can set up things electronically so that you’ll know when and if anyone leaves your home.
3) In the end, you can save some serious money. While it’s true that such systems take money to install, maintain and have monitored, they offer a lot of savings too. They can protect your home from being engulfed in fires and the people within from harm or death. Not only that, but your physical possessions are protected from theft and disaster as well.
The savings in replacing lost valuables and property are only the start. Some insurance providers actually give discounts on their premiums for homeowners that have such systems in their homes. There are also commonly discounts for just having decals and signs of the system company in the yard. Not only do they like the free advertising, but the presence of such signage often is a deterrent to would-be thieves.
The right fire protection and security system can keep your home, your family, and your possessions safe and sound from theft and fire. It’s worth a typically free consultation with a provider of such systems to see what options are possible in your home. You might be surprised at just how little it costs, how much it can cover, and even how much you can save on your homeowner’s insurance premiums.by