Security Statistics

Burglar trying to enter a window with a crow bar. ...Intrusion
  • Homes and businesses without security systems are roughly three times more likely to be broken into than those with security systems.
  • 90% of police believe security systems deter burglary attempts.
  • Home and business security often pays for itself through insurance discounts.

 

...Fire
  • About 80% of all fires occur where people sleep. The majority of fatal fires occur when people are less alert, such as nighttime sleeping hours.
  • Home fires are the fifth leading unintentional cause of injury and death in the United States.
  • Someone dies in a fire every 143 minutes.

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Spraying pipe with a tied cloth trying to stop the leak ...Flood
  • 28% of homeowner insurance claims were caused by water damage.
  • 60% of these claims were caused by faulty appliances or plumbing leaks.
  • Water and mold damage cost insurers more than $2.5 billion annually.

 

...Medical Emergency
  • 33% of people 65 and older are involved in accidents and falls in the home each year.
  • Falls rank as the leading cause of death for individuals age 65 and older.

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