This week’s mailbag addresses the pros and cons of a DIY home security system, how to browse the internet without being tracked, the best way to secure firearms in your home — and more.
Not only do criminals look for homes with lax security, they also look for homes with signs that indicate there are valuables worth stealing. Find out how to avoid this mistake and more in this week’s mailbag.
Today’s Weekly Drop is a collection of questions and answers that address various aspects of home security — from security systems to safes. Let’s dive in.
We’ve got quite a full mailbag this week — covering questions from how to choose a home security system to the advantages and disadvantages of Kevlar cord versus paracord.
According to FBI statistics, there are over 2 million home burglaries a year. This equates to one burglary every 13 seconds.
The FBI statistics also show that one in three homes without a security system will fall victim to a burglary. Compare this with those homes with a security system and the rate falls dramatically, to about one in 250.