Houston is a big city and it can sometimes present more than a few big city problems such as burglaries and break-ins. Many homes are broken into merely because the homeowner was not completely aware of the security flaws within the home. Had such flaws been pointed out, the homeowner likely would have taken the right steps to correct these blatant problems. How can a homeowner learn about which flaws exist? Contacting the local police precinct and asking if an audit can be performed would be one such way. While not ever precinct offers such services, even those that do not might be able to recommend someone who can.
The way a basic audit would work is a person with detailed knowledge on the subject of home security can visit a home and note the problems that may be present. Of course, noting the presence of flaws is not enough. Steps must be taken to eliminate the flaws.
There are excellent Houston home security systems available that can be employed to help ensure the best locks, alarms, and lighting can be put into place. This way, a home becomes far less inviting to a burglar. Burglars love soft targets. When all the security flaws in a home are reduced, a burglar might go elsewhere.