Home Security Signs and
Keep in mind
that home security signs and stickers are not anywhere near as effective
as an actual monitored system.
However, if you don't decide to buy security
products or sign up for home security monitoring, placing signs
and stickers on your property can be a deterrent to would-be burglars.
Of course, if you do actually buy a home protection system then
the signs and stickers will probably come as part of the package
from the security company that you
Signs and stickers
are placed in and around the home for a couple of reasons. For instance,
if an electrician or telephone service worker comes to your house
in order to fix a problem, they should be aware that there is a
home security system installed on your property. The home security
signs and stickers let the service personnel know that they need
to be careful and that they need to consider your existing wiring
when they make alterations. The most obvious use for home security
signs and stickers is to help discourage the would-be intruder.
Sign and Sticker
normally affixed to windows and home security signs are usually
installed in the front yard. You might have the urge to get creative
with your placements but it is a good idea to just place these signs
and stickers in the usual places. Keep in mind that home security
companies have been placing these signs and stickers for many years
so they have already done the research for you and have come up
with the best placements. Also, a burglar knows where the signs
and stickers are located so those are the first places that he will
look. You do want him to see those signs and stickers!
are reluctant to place the stickers in their windows simply because
they are an eyesore. However, it is important that you place the
security system stickers in the window because windows generally
present a major vulnerability to the security of the home. Signs
should be placed in the yard so that they can be seen when driving
by your house. Burglars will drive by and canvass neighborhoods
in order to find easy targets. If they see a security sign in your
front yard then they will most likely just move on to the next house
or the next neighborhood.
Even if you don't
happen to have any pets, having a "Beware of Dog" sign
can be a great deterrent Thank about it. If you were a burglar and
you saw one of these signs, wouldn't you think twice about robbing
owning a dog can be a good idea. Warning signs are one thing but
actually hearing the dog bark is another. If a would-be burglar
sees the signs and then hears the dog barking, he might think twice
about messing around with your property. It would be much easier
and probably more safe for him to just move on to the next target.