Improve Home Safety

Published on 06 October 2010 by in DIY Tips

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Burglaries happen every single day in the United States. Home safety is important. There are things you can do to deter and prevent burglaries in your home and make it safer. Prevention is the best medicine. Prevent burglaries from occurring in your home by installing a home alarm system and much more. Keep reading for more home safety tips.

  • When you leave your home for more than a day at a time, prevent burglaries by planning ahead. Increase your home safety by stopping your mail via your local post office or ask your neighbor to collect your mail for you. If you have newspapers thrown in your yard, ask a neighbor to collect those too. If you have a home alarm system be sure to set it. If you have a home safe be sure to put all of your valuables in it and lock it too. Make sure it is a large safe, or most burglars will simply take the safe without taking time to try to open it and risk setting off the home alarm.
  • Leave a light on a timer. They are affordable and worth the investment in an effort to prevent burglaries and increase home safety. Motion-sensor lights on the outside of your home serve the same purpose. Lots of light deters burglars and creates a home safety environment.

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