It’s that time of year. Either you as a student are headed off college, or you as a parent is sending off your child to college. Whether it be in the same city, or miles away, the important thing is to be protected and safe when it comes to your living situation. If you’re in a dorm, apartment, or even a house; you want to make sure you are safe.

Protect America offers affordable solutions to protecting your college student. To security experts, college student home security is a very important topic, and unfortunately it’s a topic a lot of people don’t even think about. Providing that safety for yourself as a college student or for your child can really make a big difference.

Purchasing College Home Security

To purchase a home security system, first make an assessment of what needs to be covered in the location you will be living. Find out if any doors 0r windows might have easy access points for anyone to trying to enter them. If you have doors or windows that are located and have a hidden view from other houses or the street, these can be easily targeted. If it’s accessible, then you might want to consider covering it. It’s important to consult your home security provider and ask any questions you may have before purchasing. They will guide you and make sure you take the proper precautions when it comes to protecting your home.

Installing College Home Security

Installing your new home security system can be a breeze. Especially at Protect America, we offer a DIY home security model which allows you to install the home security system yourself without having to schedule a tech. Call in when you receive your home security system and call in to Protect America. A home security expert will walk you over the phone how to properly install the system then will test everything with you to make sure it works.

College Home Security Recommendations

If you’re going to really consider protecting your college living space, I would recommend going with a home security system that is monitored via cellular. This means your system will communicate with a cell tower, so you don’t have to worry about having a home phone, or broadband internet to have your system connect those ways. This also means you can have a cool iPhone or Android app that will allow you to monitor your college home while on the go. Install the app on your phone and you can literally arm and disarm the system using your cell phone. The app also has many features that you will definitely like.

Cameras are also available for security purposes that you can view from a PC or app.

For more information about college home security or to sign up for home security, fill out the form on the right and home security expert will contact you. Remember to Like Us on Facebook and Follow Us on Twitter for home security updates and news.