Most homeowners wait until they have a burglar attack to enhance their home's security. However, security should be a core focus in every home. Below are a few ways you can improve your home security.
If you have an expansive property, assess the current state of your perimeter. Most people forget to consider animals such as wild dogs and rabbits that could cause damage to their property. Explore various options such as erecting a wall or special type of fencing. Install electric or razor wiring on top to keep off people and animals that would otherwise jump over the fence.
Make use of current technology to improve your home security. For instance, you can have a security alarm in your home. The system can be connected to motion sensors and lighting systems. In such a way, once the motion detector senses movement, the security alarm goes off and the security lights get activated. The security alarm can also send a signal to local law enforcement or your security company. Another measure you can take is CCTV installation. Some CCTV cameras can be connected to your mobile phone to allow you to view what is going on at home while you are away.
Call for a family meeting to encourage your family members to adopt a culture of safety. Some of the measures you can take include the following:
Know your neighbours
It is vital to know your neighbours as a way of enhancing your home's security. If possible, form a neighbourhood security committee to evaluate the state of security in your neighbourhood. Your neighbours can also be the first people to respond in case of a security threat in your home. They can be an essential source of information regarding strangers coming into your home or characters who are considered a security threat in the area.
The primary ways to boost your home security are improving perimeter security, installing security systems, making house rules and knowing your neighbours.
My name's Stan and I'm a window cleaner. You might be wondering why I run a blog on window security, but let me tell you, there isn't much I don't know about window locks. I've seen it all when I'm on my rounds. Some people don't bother fitting window locks at all. Some fit them but don't use the most secure options for their window designs. To be fair, there are a lot of window security options out there from regular locks through to bolts and chain winders. If you're looking for a security boost on your windows, I hope you find some useful advice here that makes your home more secure.