Why do criminals target certain homes?
Residential security in London is fully aware of the fact that many criminals who operate in a residential areas, is actually people who themselves live in the vicinity and therefore they know all of the main routes, all of the residential streets and in general they know exactly what’s going on in that neighborhood. They even know when property owners is going on vacation because they see that there is very little movement on that property, the same lights is on at night and therefore after about 3 to 4 nights of careful observation, they are ready to pounce. This is why residential security in London, encourage property owners to ask someone to actually look after the property while they are away. Different lights should be switched on and off to create an illusion of movement.
What about the neighbors?
Residential security in London advice homeowners to take an interest in the property of their neighbors. In other words if any suspicious persons is noticed, the neighbors should not hesitate to approach those people and to ask them whether they require any assistance. In most cases such interest on the part of neighbors will be more than sufficient to discourage criminal activity. However when the criminal is able to walk around in that the residential area as though they own the entire place, then homeowners can expect a sharp escalation in criminal activity. It is then that residential security in London, start to receive high a number of complaints because important basic structures is not in place in that neighborhood which could that been excellent crime deterrents.
What about canines?
It is certainly true that not all canines will be effective watchdogs, but residential security in London know from experience, that the mere presence of canines will be sufficient to keep criminals away from your property. There are certainly exceptions such as criminals who are themselves animal lovers and who are very successful in pacifying even vicious watchdogs. However the majority of criminals, would rather go to a home where there is no obstacle which has to be overcome. Residential security in London, know from experience that even a small dog can make an extraordinary amount of noise which will be certain to attract a whole lot of unwanted attention and when this happens criminals will always be exposed and this is never a comfortable environment for any criminal to be in.