Can an Eversafe Security System Reduce Your Insurance Premium?

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Can a home alarm system or a CCTV system lower your insurance premium? The answer is YES! It is interesting to note that the installation of your home alarm system, CCTV cameras or home automation system, can not only deter intruders, but also provide you with another benefit.  And if you don’t have some sort of security system in place yet, you’re probably missing out on a host of benefits! Perhaps you’re wondering how exactly a home security system can decrease your insurance premium? It’s because if you install one it gives insurance providers the assurance that your home is burglar-proof and poses a reduced risk of encountering losses due to theft or fire and therefore the odds are less likely that in any given year you will make an insurance claim. Surveys and interviews with burglars have revealed that they were less likely to target a residence if they knew there were security surveillance cameras or the house was equipped with an alarm system. Take for example Leon Reid. Reid is a convicted burglar who has successfully raided 70 homes or more without even having to force his way in. Reid commented that alarms are deterrents, even if they are “fake.” He also stated that he had never attempted to break and enter a house that has a home alarm system. He also said that a CCTV camera, even a “dummy” one, would also do the job of discouraging burglars from making your house a target. Additionally, modern security systems are more sophisticated and reliable than ever, alerting you to intruders, smoke or other signs of fire. These...