To Post or Not to Post Fake Security Signs?

October 12, 2018 at 9:00 AM

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If the homeowners before you had a home security system it’s tempting to leave their security signs in the yard to ward off potential burglars, but is this something you should do? Thieves look for homes that offer easy access and escape but security systems don’t allow for that.


Today, we’re discussing the positives and negatives for putting home security signs in your yard if you don’t have a system and the steps you can take to make your home more secure.


Putting Fake Security Signs Up


Positives: Let’s look on the bright side of things first. If you put fake home security signs in your yard, you may experience the following benefits:





Negatives: Are you familiar with the phrase “you get what you pay for?" Faking a home security system with $10 signs encompasses that phrase. Think about the following factors if you’re contemplating faking a home alarm system:






Home Security Alternatives


Fortunately, there are several things you can do to protect your home.





○     Fire

○     Flooding

○     Power outages

○     Carbon monoxide detection


We offer 24-hour monitoring and will be there whenever you have questions about your system. Call today to have us install a security system in your home whether you live in Iowa City, Cedar Rapids, Waterloo, or Cedar Falls.