- Insurance claims
- Deductible payments
- Rising premiums
- Risk of policy cancellation
- Lost sentimental items
- Physical injury or loss of life (fire)
- Mental/emotional stress
There is another reason to have an alarm system. We hesitate to put it in a category of it’s own at the risk of being accused of fear tactics. Although uncommon, assaults and personal injury do occur and the implications are so massive that we cannot leave it unstated. People don’t break into your home to attack you, but should they unexpectedly bump into you, their fear of being caught causes them to behave in irrational and violent ways.
The emotional trauma of any of the above events can often times be greater than the financial implications. The impact tends to be greater with women and children. Emotional trauma or financial loss are both valid motivations for investing in a security system.