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5 Tips On How To Discourage St. Louis Burglaries For Your Home

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 We see it on the news and read it on Facebook how someone burglarized a small business or a home nearby. The actual burglary wasn’t what caught our attention, but the fact that the home or business actually had a security alarm caught our attention. We look over to the wall at our own keypad is located and wonder. We wonder if we’re next. Here are five things incarcerated burglars share about why they dislike PASS Security, a St. Louis security company.

Familiarity

Burglars often look like ordinary people who deliver pizza, paint the house or clean the gutters. They will be especially interested if you own a home business, because they might have delivered for it. PASS Security has an app that can be downloaded onto any smart phone. This app uses video surveillance to monitor your home from remote locations.

Weather

If it’s raining or snowing and you’re using an umbrella, looking for your snow boots and carrying things at the same time, you might forget to arm the security system. Burglars walking a dog, carrying a clipboard and looking as if they’re searching for an address or working on a stopped car with the hood up notice these things and note them. While you’re gone, they only need less than ten minutes to rob you. PASS Security, a St. Louis, MO security company advises to keep your keypad away from windows and doors where it will be in plain sight. Arm the system before you open the door and then put on your boots, raise the umbrella and carry your things to your car.

Noise

Nothing deters a burglar more than a noisy dog barking or a loud TV or radio. These are signs that someone is home, awake and alert. Almost no burglar is deterred by a barking dog recording on a timer. It’s too obvious. Make sure there’s life around and make sure it’s loud.

Windows

Burglars love to scout neighborhoods and businesses at night. 7 The lights in the homes and offices highlight electronics, flat screen TVS and other small things burglars like to take. They look in as many windows as they can as they pass, so they can plan when, where and how to pull off the job. However, burglars often pass on homes and offices with security stickers on the windows and security company signs on the lawn or grounds of an office building. Many incarcerated burglars state that it’s just not worth the trouble defeating the system in the small time they have to work.

Monitoring

Homeowners and business owners shouldn’t mention they’re going on a vacation on Facebook or other social media. It is too simple to search for an address. If burglars find your Facebook page, they can steal your identity as well as rob your home and business. Burglars might try to cut your phone line to disable the security system. PASS Security offers cellular monitoring works off the cell network and does not need a phone line to work. If there is a short in the system, PASS Security will be notified immediately.

Thanks to the Internet, homeowners and business owners have access to how a burglar thinks. Now it’s a little easier to protect your home and business.