Home Security

Home security doesn’t have to be do-it-yourself security. As we wind down from the pandemic journey, many of us are busier than ever and looking for ways to affordably get the professional services we need. That’s what we offer here at APB Security, with professional security systems for your Staten Island home. Here’s what it can mean for your family. 

Unfortunately, they are. In 2021, more than 210 million packages were stolen off the front porches of homes across the U.S. — and roughly 35 million Americans say they’ve fallen victim to package theft at some point. From essential staples and supplies, to valuable electronics and collectibles, to designer clothing and accessories, porch pirates will take whatever they can get their hands on. Typically, they have no idea what they’re stealing until after the getaway. In total, the estimated annual losses from porch theft are $5.4 billion. 

As we get ready to ring in 2022, now is the time to think about starting out the new year with a new security system to keep your home and family protected from intrusion, fire and other dangerous threats. That’s what we offer at APB Security: comprehensive home security for New York homeowners.  

There are two types of crimes that increase by 20% in the month of December, says the National Crime Victimization Survey. These two crimes are robbery and personal larceny, both of which involve property theft that can include home burglary. To help reduce the risk of these crimes dampening your holiday season, implement these holiday home security habits. 

We all hope for a safe, happy holiday season every year – but in 2020, most of us are hoping a little more than usual. By following some safety tips and using the right home security technology, your goal of a joyful, peaceful holiday season this year can be reached. Here’s what we advise.

Home Security for the Holidays

We’re approaching another year of Halloween under COVID precautions, so safety is likely on the minds of many people passing out candy to trick-or-treaters this year. But your safety radar shouldn’t only be up in terms of COVID prevention; you need to be aware of Halloween crime risks as well. 

The fall season is a time when we welcome guests to come inside and stay a while. It’s a wonderful tradition, but it’s also no time to allow our home security commitments slide. What follows are some tips for welcoming visitors while still putting home security first. 

It’s finally safe to travel again, and many of us are excited to get on the road before summer is over. If you’re nervous about leaving home after sheltering in place over the past year, there are ways your smart home technology can help allay your concerns. Here are some examples of what you can do. 

Summer home security

There’s nothing like summer fun, but enjoying it to the fullest requires a serious commitment to safety. You and your family can enjoy a smarter, safer summer this year with these tips to avoid some of summer’s most prevalent dangers. 

Summer Safety

When you trust your energy monitoring and management to our smart home automation technology, you can save money month after month. Here are some of the ways you can accomplish this.

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