I Guess I'm Just Lucky (or smart)
I handle home security in the most convenient, effective way possible: I live in a neighborhood so safe that we don't even need to lock our doors or cars (we do, but we really don't do it out of necessity, just habit). It isn't a rich neighborhood or a pastoral rural neighborhood: It is a single-family home in the near-in Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C., technically suburban but fully urban in every way, in a neighborhood of small, mixed apartments/single-family homes and a nice shopping center located actually well inside the Beltway, less than a mile from two Metro stops. But in my little non-gated, in no way isolated, enclave, where I have lived since the age of 3 (I'm elderly and retired now), there just plain isn't any crime or violence at all of any kind whatsoever, literally zero over more than three-quarters of a century.
I wouldn't move if I hit the lottery. At least I'm smart enough to know when I've got it good. I have no use for any home security equipment; my door locks are MORE than adequate for my needs.
The key to truly effective home security is to dwell modestly among well-educated people.
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