For a Practical Present This Holiday Season, Give the Gift of Home Security

With the Economy Declining and Crime Increasing, Home Security Products are Expected to be on Many Holiday Wish Lists SAN DIEGO , Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- 'Tis the season for shopping. But this year, instead of that flat screen TV or...

If you are travelling during the holidays, here are some tips Baty recommends to help keep your home secure.

Another good holiday home security tip is to properly dispose of boxes from expensive presents like stereos and flat screen televisions. Leaving the empty boxes outside your house targets you for a burglary.

As for preventing a fire in your home, it's also a good idea to properly maintain your Christmas tree and to correctly install decorative lights. If a fire does occur in a home with ADT fire monitoring, activated smoke and heat detectors alert trained professionals working 24/7 in one of several interconnected monitoring centers across North America . They promptly contact a nearby fire department to report the alarm.

By following these tips and purchasing home security products as holiday gifts for friends and family, 2009 will start off safe and secure.

SOURCE ADT Security Services