There are a lot of things to be thankful for this month and providing great security systems to home owners in Greenville, NC is at the top of our list. As safe as your home is, it doesn’t mean that danger can’t come knocking.

As we gather with friends and family to celebrate the blessings we have to be thankful for this Thanksgiving, remember that danger can always be right around the corner. Sometimes you may check your security systems camera and ignore the knock at your door, and other times you hope for the best and swing your door open without thinking. Your safest bet for not having to guess, but to be on your guard at all times.

With alarm systems, advanced security cameras, 24-hour surveillance, security monitoring, and other cool features – you can get the protection you need for your family or office in Greenville, NC without having to wonder what is on the other side of that door bell.

Of course, sometimes you check the camera and you just can’t tell why the person is knocking, so you open the door. Here are some tips for the next time you open the door:

Don’t Be Intimidated

Whether you’re binge watching your favorite netflix shows or working from home, you know that pesky salesmen and other solicitors can be intrusive to your daily life. Some people do not like to say no, and out of pity or kindness, they give into the demands of the demonstrator and may invite the potential danger into their home. Never feel obligated or pressured into listening to a sales pitch.

Beware of Scammers

Who doesn’t to give back to charity? If you are in the right mood, you might feel inspired to donate. However, research before you press the donate button or give the person at the door the check.

Make sure your charities are actually giving the right amount of money to make positive change, so that your dollars actually matter.  In addition, in general you should avoid door Signing. Your signature is unique to you for a reason. Make sure you give yourself some time to review any contracts before you sign them.

You Don’t Have to Answer the Door

It is not unacceptable to not answer the door. If you have no idea who it could be and you want to completely avoid the risk, let them knock and ring the doorbell. Stranger danger is as true for an adult as it is for children. If they really need you, they’ll leave a note or better yet, call or send an email.

What Else Can You Do?

If you’re concerned about safety, the best thing for you to do is get adequate security.The mission of East Coast Security is to help protect you, your home, or your other properties. We do by installing the software and systems you need to detect who is knocking at your door and when. Don’t wait for danger to come knocking, request a quote.