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Home Security in Maryland

In an average year, 31,949 residents of Maryland are the victims of burglary, and one in every 38 people experiences some form of property crime. Home security companies can help state residents to protect themselves and their loved ones.

Especially in Maryland and the D.C. Metro area, mobile technology is one of the most sought-after features of a home security system. Whether a customer is at work, vacationing, or at school, he can use his iPad or other device to make sure that the doors are locked, the lights are off, and the thermostat is at the desired temperature. These home security packages offer affordable protection day and night, bringing peace of mind to many Maryland residents.

Even renters are able to protect themselves when no home security system is provided by the landlord. Wireless home security systems give users flexibility with respect to installation and setup, and there is no need to connect with any existing system on the property.

Many insurance companies have published lists of steps that Maryland residents can take to further protect their houses and apartments. The least expensive suggestion is to become friends with other people in the neighborhood! As neighbors get to know each other, it is easy for them to look out for one another: taking in mail and newspapers when someone is on vacation, and reporting suspicious activity to the authorities.

Another free technique is to make sure that all doors and windows are closed and locked when the home or apartment is going to be unoccupied; why give would-be burglars an easy entry point? Even the recommendations that cost money are inexpensive to implement: using a home safe to secure documents, cash and jewelry; installing exterior lights with motion detectors; making sure that doors have solid cores and heavy-duty deadbolts that can't be opened by sliding a credit card between the door and the jamb.

With so many options available, Maryland residents should have no problem finding the home security solution that meets their needs.

 

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