Dallas, TX (PRWEB) November 27, 2012
During the holiday season, most people have their minds on family, shopping, celebrations, and general holiday cheer. Unfortunately, the holidays are also a prime time for burglars and robbers to strike. In criminals minds, homeowners preoccupation with holiday festivities and the likelihood that expensive gifts may be sitting within easy make for an opportunity too tempting to resist.
The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation estimates that a full quarter of all home burglaries occur during the holiday season (defined by the period between Thanksgiving and New Years). That translates to about half a million home intrusions in just a five to six week period. Put another way, the burglary rate jumps almost 250 percent during the holidays.
Thankfully for consumers, security and home alarm system companies recognize the opportunity offered by this phenomenon and often run some of their best promotions of the year during the days between Black Friday and Christmas. Consumers may be hit with messages like, Give the gift of safety, or, Bring your family peace of mind this Christmas, but whats most important is that savvy shoppers can find some great dealsif theyre smart.
Here are five tips for how consumers can find rock bottom prices on top home alarm systems and other types of home security systems: