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Home safety is not just an issue for those who own houses. If you rent a house or an apartment you are just as likely to be a victim of burglary as the next person. So protect yourself from that possibility with a home protection system.
Talk to your landlord about installing one today. This protects them as well as you, so more often than not they are receptive to the idea.
Apartment buildings in big cities are prime targets for burglary. Many of these residences are occupied by students with laptops, iPods and other expensive items with little more protection than a lock on the door. This glaring lack of security makes such dwellings very appealing to a would-be thief.
Oftentimes another tenant in the same building is aware of the lack of security and uses that to burglarize a neighbor's home. So if you have children attending college, the cost of replacing stolen items far exceeds that of a burglar alarm for their apartment.
Even if your apartment is not in a major metropolitan area, protecting your home should still be a priority. A false sense of security is exactly why real security becomes necessary, so don't wait until you become a victim before you safeguard your home.