Updated: Jul 15, 2020
When it comes to home security, every home owner has one major concern on their mind. Is my home safe? This is a very legitimate concern to have, but not only around this time of the year. You should be mindful of your home, and families security year round.
Here are a few helpful home security tips:
When ever you leave your home, even if it’s just to go to the neighbors house; always lock your doors. This day and age your home can be vulnerable any time of the day therefore, in addition to locking your doors and windows, it is advisable to consider installing deadbolts on any door accessible to the outside.
Look at your home from a burglars point of view. Walk the perimeter of your home with the mindset of finding any possible way you could get into your house without a key. This is a handy way of performing your own simple security threat assessment of your property. Because if you can figure out a way into your home without a key, so can a burglar.
If you have sliding doors installed on the backside of your house for instance, leaving them unprotected is only asking for trouble. Use a stick, or something else sturdy, that can easily be set in the tracks of the door preventing it from opening.
A home monitoring system is always a time honored tradition. With improvements in home security systems over the years, there are many new options available to new and long-time home owners. You can even find yourself a system that will allow you to monitor your home remotely, from computers, and most mobile devices. This is a great, and affordable solution to keep your home safe. for a list of providers subscribe and Become a Member of Executive One Protection
When it comes to home security, one of the most efficient methods comes in the form of “man’s best friend.” Families that have a dog are less likely to have a burglar enter their home, because the dog will more than likely scare them off. No matter how big or small the dog. Even "Lola" the Chihuahua can be an effective deterrent in deterring criminal activity.
Whichever method you chose to adopt, you should never slack on your home security. The best gift you can give your family is the gift of protection. After all, they are the most important things to you, and they should be treated as such.