A 2017 study found "Combinations of security devices, in general, afford up to roughly 50 times more protection than no security." This study doesn't include newer automated technology, so there are even better options and results now, six years later.
Although you can significantly improve your home security, all security methods have shortcomings. Battery-powered security devices can run out of charge, and if there's a power outage, any of your hard-wired devices won't work either. Consider including a standby generator in your home security plans for a virtually fail-safe system.
Kraun regularly installs various home security devices to protect families throughout the Niagara and Hamilton regions. However, if you want a fully-monitored security system in your home, we recommend working with a company specializing in home security systems.
For simple automated security devices that are more affordable, read on!