Home Security Tips
Here are 21 simple tips to increase/enhance your home security even if you have a security system camera alarm. Lots of homes today have an alarm monitoring security system for their safety and protection.some Home security companies got very competitive offers for different budgets you can find useful security system reviews all around the internet to find the one that suit you.
Even if you have the best home automation surveillance security camera,here are simple home security tips to making your residence safer beside the home security systems you have.
1 - Make sure doors are solid enough and can’t be easily kicked-in.
2- Install a peephole in your front door.
3- Replace glass panels on or around doors and accessible windows with laminated glass.
4- Choose a secure handle set-lock for your doors.
5- Fit multipont locks. A Multi-point locking involves several hooks or bolts holding the door into the frame
6- Prevent easy access to the back and sides of your home by installing locked gates fencing or walls.
7- Trim back any plants and trees. Make sure it’s easy for you to see people approaching your home so that a burglar can’t work without being seen.
8- Make sure you lock all doors and shut all windows before leaving the house. It’s easy to forget when you’re in hurry, but when the house is not locked up it’s the simplest way for a burglar to enter your home.
9- Don't make it easy on a burglar. Never leave keys anywhere near the front door,including your mailbox,planters,or under a doormat.
10- Keep any tools such as ladders or items that may be used to break in, out of sight.
11- Don’t leave your curtains closed during the daytime. Make sure your home looks occupied.
A home that looks empty is far more likely to be targeted by a burglar.
12- Use automatic timer-switches to turn on a light when it goes dark.
13- Never indicate that you are not at home on your answering machine message, just ask the caller to leave a message.
14- Always make sure that you lock all doors and windows and set your burglar alarm if you have one.
15- Never leave notes on your door for delivery people.
16- Do not put your name and residential address on your key ring.
17- When service or delivery people come to your door always ask for ID.
18- Consider having a dog that can scare a stranger away. I have 2 and they are a great deterant.
19- Cut up cartons for TVs, computers, stereos, etc. Tie the pieces together and put them in a bag so a burglar going through the garbage does not see any evidence of highly valuable household items.
20- If you hear or see something suspicious call the police immediately.
21- If you’re away when traveling, ask a family member or a neighbour to check on the house. and clear your mail and newspapers away. A neighbour may also be able to help you by opening and closing curtains and even parking their car on your driveway. Do not forget to disconnect your electric garage door opener before you travel, and never post that you are on vacation on social networking sites like Facebook & Twitter.