Do I Need a Home Security System?

Chances are, if you’re reading this article, you’re wondering if installing a home security system makes sense for your property. To help you decide, we’ve written this article to evaluate the benefits and review the crime statistics in Idaho over 2020.

What Are the Benefits of A Home Security System?

Our customers enjoy their home security systems because they:

  • Deter Crime: Studies show security systems effectively deter crime in residential areas. With a home security system that allows you to monitor in real-time, you can rest assured criminals will think twice and increase the chance of catching them if need be. 
  • Provide Peace of Mind: When you own or rent a home, installing a security system can help bring you some solace that your family is safer. 
  • Offer Protection of Your Valuables: Whether you have a nice car, a collection of guns, high-end electronics, or expensive jewelry, you’ve worked hard for the things you enjoy and want to know they are safe. Installing a home security system can offer more protection for your valuables.
  • Help Keep Tabs on People Accessing Your House: Do you have a package coming today? Do you want to ensure your kids made it home from school? Is someone at your door right now? With a home security system, you’ll have answers to all of these questions and more.

What Are The Crime Rates in Idaho?

Crime rates differ in various locations. You can discover statistics for your state’s crime rates on the FBI’s Crime Data Explorer. It provides a complete collection of crime statistics based on each state’s repositories. It documents that in Idaho, during 2020, for violent crime offenses:

  • The rate of violent crime offenses per 100,000 people was 242.6 (up from 232.6 in 2019).
  • Most offenders were between the ages of 20-29.
  • Most victims were between the ages of 20-29.
  • 63% (most common) occurred at a residential home. 
  • 14% (second most common) occurred at a Highway/ Alley/ Street/ Sidewalk. 
  • Violent crimes were most commonly linked to destruction/ damage/ vandalism of property.

InnoTech Integration Group Offers Professional Security System Installations in Idaho’s Treasure Valley

InnoTech Integration Group is an electrical contract and design company offering security services to Boise, Eagle, and Meridian, Idaho residents. We are locally owned, dedicated experts with over 20 years of experience in the industry. 

You can count on our professional home security system installers to satisfying all your home automation needs with exceptional solutions from Control4. We have a 4.9 star Google reputation for installing the finest security systems tailored to the needs of our clients. You can call us or submit a contact form to schedule an estimate.

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