Even if you already lock your doors and windows, there are extra tricks to help deter burglars from robbing your home. An easy way to start is by upgrading your locks. Consider at least a grade 2 lock, and keys that are protected against unauthorized duplication. Make your house a less desirable house to rob by not advertising new high end purchases. Also consider moving valuables a way from your house while you are gone. Prevent burglars from easy entry without being seen by keeping your house well lit.
- If you live in a really bad area, then these things are an essential for your home.
- Even if you live in an affluent community, it is always a good thing to have a security system.
- Making sure you take the steps to fortify your home can make all of the difference.
“While you may already lock your doors and windows while you’re away from home, or arrange for a neighbor to pick up your mail while you’re on vacation, keep these tips in mind to help protect yourself, your family and home year round.”