What are Microdots?
Microdots are an exciting and innovative security marking system. Each microdot kit has a unique serial number that can be located through UV technology by law enforcement. Microdots bond to virtually any surface, are simple to apply, and are almost impossible for thieves to find and remove. Microdots help to deter thieves, provide identification, and assist law enforcement in the recovery of lost or stolen items.
How long have microdots been around for?
Microdots have been used in the auto and insurance industry for over 20 years to help law enforcement track down stolen goods. Microdots are even mandatory in some countries to identify property.
How many valuables can I protect with Microdots?
Your purchase comes with 1000 microdots with your own personal unique serial number. It is recommended to apply a few microdots per item, meaning for only $24.95 + S&H you can mark all the valuables in your home.
Are microdots easy to use?
Microdots are extremely easy to use. All you must do is apply the microdots to your valuables. When applying, try to put in an area that’s not visible, such as the back of your computer screen, or on the bottom of your bike seat. You can even apply microdots to a few areas per item so it’s easier for law enforcement to identify. Also, make sure to apply the warning stickers included in your kit on your home’s front and rear windows to help deter burglars. The last step is to register your unique PIN code on the website.
Where do I register my Unique Pin Code?
Do all Police Departments have the equipment needed to find MicroDots on stolen items?
Many law enforcement agencies are familiar with microdot technology and have the appropriate equipment needed. If not, an investigative officer can contact our office and we will mail a microscope and black light to them.
If I use MicroDots, can I contact my homeowner’s insurance provider for a discounted rate on my homeowner’s (or renter’s) insurance?
Each insurance agency operates independently, so you need to contact them directly. If they are not familiar with microdot technology please refer them to our website.
How long will MicroDots last if exposed to the sun or artificial light?
Microdots are not affected by the sun or artificial light, but the UV tracer in the multipurpose adhesive will diminish over time. Remember to place your microdots in hidden areas, like the bottom or back of products so they are not visible. This will help the UV tracer last longer due to decreased exposure to the elements.