Home Security Systems New Mexico

Called the ‘Land of the Enchanted’ because of its scenic beauty and rich cultural heritage, New Mexico is a wonderful place to call home. Being a resident of this beautiful state, you might enjoy the Albuquerque hot air balloon fiesta, the chili, the semi-desert landscape, Apache and Pueblos and the majestic pine forests.

But here’s a surprise. New Mexico made it to the Forbes list for ‘States People are Fleeing in 2014’. Could it be because of the following?

  • New Mexico’s crime rate is higher than the US national average; it ranks at #48 out of fifty, coming before only Tennessee, South Carolina and the District of Columbia (USA.com)

  • There were a total number of 1,025 burglaries per 100,000 in New Mexico, as compared to the 670 per 100,000 in the US

  • Assault cases amounted up to 419; robberies were 88, thefts 2,313 and vehicle thefts 262, and nearly all of these figures are above the national average. (All figures are per 100,000) (USA.com)

Instead of waiting around to find out why your state landed on such a list, you should take note of the shocking crime figures and do something to, at the very least, protect yourself and your family against them.

Don’t panic, here is a solution. Continue reading…

Home Alarm Systems in New Mexico

A home security system will help you defend yourself against these rising crime rates. All you need is a simple wireless or hardwired security system with a set of basic accessories including window, door and garage alarms, sensors and detectors. Once you know the possible points of intrusion in your house, it would be fairly easy to determine the number of sensors and detectors you will need.

Motion sensors are one type of sensors that could be installed almost anywhere. Outdoor motion sensors come particularly handy since they are designed to detect intrusions as soon as a trespasser steps on your premises. Motion sensor lights, infrared beam motion detectors and motion activated LED lights are used in outdoor settings. Motion sensing floodlights are a fairly common outdoor motion sensing device as well. These are preferred over outdoor motion alarms since they make no noise, and since false alarms are relatively frequent with outdoor movement detection, motion sensor lights will not cause any nuisance to you or your neighbors.

Home Security Companies in New Mexico

With a number of home security companies operating in various cities in New Mexico, the process of securing your home seems like an overwhelming one. It doesn’t have to be. Just keep the following questions in mind and you’ll be set on the right path:

  • Is the company registered with the Taxation & Revenue Department New Mexico?

  • Does it have the relevant licenses to sell and install security systems?

  • What is the cost of their equipment and how does it compare to other companies?

  • Do they offer any after sales services such as customer service and warranties?

  • Do they have the Better Business Bureau accreditation for quality assurance or not?

Answering these questions will help you shortlist a few good companies in your area. Once you’ve done that, set up meetings with representatives from these companies and discuss your needs with them in detail to check if you’d like to do business with them or not.


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