The upcoming vacation takes all your thoughts, while you are trying to plan what you need to buy, what places to visit, you completely forget about such a thing as guarding the apartment during your vacation. But during your absence, a lot of trouble can happen: fire, flood, robbery … The special activity of thieves is observed in the holiday season and holidays. So that the situation does not get out of your control during the departure, and unpleasant surprises do not overshadow the long-awaited vacation, you need to think in advance how to secure the apartment.
- Holiday apartment security: start small
- 2How to secure an apartment on vacation: little tricks
- 3An alternative protection methods
Holiday apartment security: start small
Autonomous alarm system as a way to protect the apartment for the holidays
Often, apartment owners resort to alternative ways to protect their homes, stopping their choice on installing an autonomous alarm system. The essence, which is that when entering the apartment, it starts deafeningly «roar» and «blink». It is believed that such signals should scare away lovers of money and attract the attention of neighbors, which will cause the police outfit. However, this will save your apartment only if an amateur robber acts. In the case of a thief with the experience of such an alarm is useless.
Agree, if the siren is located in an accessible place, then it can easily be turned off in advance. And the likelihood that the neighbors, hearing strange sounds, immediately guess what’s going on and cause the police is not one hundred percent. If you decide to rob your house during the day, then perhaps the neighbors will be at work.
Another security option is a GSM alarm system, alerts from which are sent directly to your mobile phone. But, you see, mobile communication is not available everywhere, and sometimes the quality of communication is distressing. SMS — the message may come with a delay of twenty minutes.
Choosing a way to protect your home while on vacation is sure to count the pros and cons of each of the ways of protection. Do not risk in vain.
Remember, the most reliable method of security is a combination of caution on the part of apartment owners, computer technology and the professionalism of security guards.