The holiday season is almost here, which means you may be packing your bags to visit your loved ones far away. If you are traveling this fall, it is important to make sure that you do all you can to protect your vacant home. Installing the right security system in your home is one of the best ways to ensure your home and assets are protected while you are gone this holiday season. There are many benefits of having a home security system in your home. The biggest benefit is knowing that your home and assets are protected in case of any unfortunate situation. Just having an alarm system in your home will help to prevent break-ins, which can give your more peace of mind. Many insurance agencies will also give you a discount on your homeowners’ insurance premiums, which can help to offset the cost of the expensive system. There are two main types of home security systems, a local system and a central system. A local alarm system simply creates a loud noise when anyone enters the home. A central alarm system will send an alert to a company, who will then call the authorities. Certain central alarm systems also have the ability to alert the fire department or EMT if there is a medical emergency in your home. The more protection your alarm offers, the bigger discount your insurance company will give! For all of your homeowners insurance needs and to ensure that you are protected in any situation while you are away this holiday season, contact
the insurance professionals at Gateway Professional Insurance Services in Vacaville, California. We will work with you to make sure that you have the right amount of protection, at the best price for your budget!