Caring about home and family is the primary thing which every homeowner must keep in their mind. Everyone wants their home to be both beautiful and peaceful at the same time. There are several things to keep in mind when it comes to minimizing the risk and at the same time preventing your home from being an easy target. Be it newspapers or social media, you might have come across several news articles on breaking and entering occurrences.
Here are certain important tips to keep your apartment and family safe:
Do Not Create Security Gaps
Of course, it is nice to keep things simple for you and your family while entering the home. Try and avoid creating security gaps for the strangers, rather the burglars who look for a scope to enter your house. When you are out for the entire day do not leave any windows or doors open. Also, avoid hiding any duplicate key/s near your main door because most burglars can guess where exactly they can find the hidden key. Above all, ensure to lock all doors firmly, especially if there is any left leading to the garage.
Advertise Your Security
It has been noticed that most intruders choose apartments particularly those appear to be easy targets. To avoid such situations, add some signs indicating security measures for your home.
- Advertise a Beware of Dog Sign (even if you do not have one)
- Use motion sensors in order to turn on the exterior lights around the main gate
- Install security cameras around your apartment. Even if you do not actively use the cameras, its appearance can certainly keep you safe. Burglars would know that your house is being strictly monitored.
Use Window Coverings
In order to improve the security level of your home, do install curtains or blinds on windows. This would not only add to your home’s security but the interior decoration as well. Without window coverings your apartment can become an easy target. Burglars can easily stock your daily routine without even giving extra effort.
Above everything, try and keep security system that would monitor the activities inside and outside your apartment. If all the above-security measures haven’t yet been implemented in your home then get them done today. The main focus is to help your stay in an apartment, maybe a residential project in South Kolkata a safe and secured one