Home Security and Alarms

Search For Products

Cottage Security Systems Greeley CO

Local resource for cottage security systems in Greeley, CO. Includes detailed information on local businesses that give access to cottage security system installation, security system repair, security system services, and content on security.

ADT® Home Security
(888) 542-4123
4750 W 29th St
Greeley, CO
Get a Security System for Just $99! Protect Your Home and Call ADT® Home Security Today.
Phone Hours
MON - FRI 9:00AM - 11:00PM; SAT 9:00AM - 6:00PM; SUN CLOSED

Sentry Fire & Safety Inc
(970) 353-0387
300 E 16th St # 208
Greeley, CO
Valley Fire Extinguisher Inc
(970) 353-2278
1016 25th Ave
Greeley, CO
Orozco Security Agency
(970) 339-3725
3601 Magnolia St
Evans, CO
Elite Security Svc
(970) 674-5455
907 Locust St
Windsor, CO
C R Alarm'systems
(970) 353-2618
921 13th Avenue
Greeley, CO
Dictoguard Security Alarm Systems Inc
(970) 356-5612
914 14th Street
Greeley, CO
First Class Security Systems LLC
(970) 339-2449
3835 West 10th Street Suite 100C
Greeley, CO
K G Fire Protection
(970) 405-5290
804 43rd St
Evans, CO
Union Colony Security Inc
(970) 352-7248
145 3rd St
Kersey, CO

Cottage Security Systems

Yes, a cottage is just a house scaled down, and home security systems are the same as cottage security sytems. However, it is a house that is often in an isolated area where there are few full-time residents. That means criminals do have an opportunity to get in and do what they want long before anyone can respond to an alarm.

That time delay emboldens many burglars. It isn't uncommon for burglars to set fire to a house or cottage after ransacking it. They may be attempting to cover up their actions or they may not be satisfied with just stealing something. Their criminal intent may go beyond stealing a microwave or TV you've left there during the week, or over the winter when you hardly visit at all.

For cottages, you will want to have sturdy secure door locks and a very loud burglar alarm siren that is difficult to disarm. Studies show that burglars do not like loud sirens. Vibration detectors might be an excellent way to detect someone trying to physically break through a door, window or wall. The early sounding siren may be enough to discourage them before they actually do break in.

Of course, you should never leave anything in your cottage that might tempt someone to break in. If a burglar breaks in once successfully and finds something worthwhile, it's almost a certainty

When developing a home security plan , a homeowner must find the right balance between deterrence and detection. For the average suburban home or apartment, detection - in the form of some kind of alarm or monitoring system - is vital.

For cottages or secondary properties, however, deterrence is more important. The distance of a cottage or rural property from neighbors or law enforcement can make securing a second residence a challenge.

Here's a few tips to ensure your property is secure:

Protect Your Windows

  • Fit with secure locks.
  • Use storm glazing when possible.
  • Have dowelling or stop pins in window frames to prevent opening a window more than a few inches.
  • Fit basement windows and ground floor windows with strong locks and security glass.
  • Air conditioners in window frames need to be bolted solidly into the framework.
  • Windows should locked at night and whenever you leave the property. Protect Your Doors With Secure Door Locks
    • Use solid hardwood or metal doors with deadbolt tamper-proof door locks .
    • Do not use double cylinder locks. (If you are locked inside during a fire this can be a hazard and a danger.)
    • Lock bolts need to extend at least one i...

Click here to read more from Home Security And Alarms

About Us |  Contact Us |  Link To Us |  Privacy Policy |  Terms of Use |  Resources |  Sitemap