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Common Misconceptions on Security Alarm System Buying

According to a 2018 report that was released by The Independent News, a resident household in Singapore has about 0.5% chance of experiencing the following: theft, house break-ins, or fire. On a positive note, though, the mentioned incidents experienced a steady decline from 2010 to 2018. As a reference, theft, house break-ins, and fires dropped by 28%, 68%, and 14% respectively. 

The good news is you can reduce the possibility of theft and house break-in even more with the right security alarm system. But before hitting the shops, it’s best if you familiarize yourself with the common misconceptions that are associated with it. Need help here? You came to the right place. Read on to find out more. 

Security alarm systems doesn’t break the bank

Have a limited budget and want to achieve unwavering protection against theft and house break-ins? Don’t fuss! That’s because in general, a reliable security alarm system doesn’t cost an arm and a leg. Putting this factor into consideration, you can rest assured that your loved ones and even your valuables are not going to be compromised. While the features may not be advanced, it can provide ample protection, peace of mind, and more. 

In line with this, if you want something that can deliver more extensive protection, then opt for a more advanced security alarm system. Yes, it may be a bit pricey, but it’s going to be worth it. 

The installation varies

Not all security alarm systems are created equal since they vary in specs and features. That being said, chances are the installation process of one model is different from another. For instance, some are wireless, while some are wired. 

In line with this, if you think that you can perform installation the DIY way, don’t be too complacent and just request the security company where you bought it from to do the installation. This way, you can be rest assured that your security alarm system is going to work at an optimum level, you can also reduce potential mess and so on. 

Different strokes for different folks

Some personnel of service providers, in an effort to boost their sales and meet the quota, may wrongfully tell you that one security alarm system is all you need. This is not always the case and you need a specific model (better if customized) that can meet your needs. 

On the one hand, a small or basic security alarm system may work if you live in an apartment or a modest home. On the other hand, a larger one may require a more sophisticated system that’s specifically designed to cover a bigger land area.

Choose the right one

When it comes to security alarm systems, bear in mind that not all of them are created equal. With this in mind, it’s best to carefully choose amongst the wide array of service providers that are out on the market. As a general rule, it’s best to go for entities that have been in the industry for at least 10 years, boast cutting-edge security equipment as well as accessories, has a long history of customer satisfaction, charges competitive rates, among others. 

That being said, if you’re still on the market for one, go for Astrol Security, we’re backed by more than 30 years of experience and we can provide a thorough assessment of your property to meet specific security needs. Contact us now. Our professionally trained experts can give you a helping hand and more!