If you have been thinking about purchasing a security system for your home, you have probably tried to weigh out both the pros and the cons to figure out if purchasing and installing one of these systems is right for you and your family. However, if you have decided that you might be better off without one of these systems, you should definitely think again. Although some people do get by just fine for years without a security system in their homes, you can't assume that the same will happen for you and your family, even if you haven't dealt with any incidents yet and even if you live in a safe neighborhood. You never know when something might happen to your home and your family, and you don't want to put any of your loved ones or precious belongings at an unnecessary risk. Therefore, it is important for you to be aware of all of the dangers of not having a security system in your home.