The saying goes that your home is your sanctuary. It is where your most prized possessions, including your family, are contained. But what security do you currently have in place to protect those things that are dear to your heart? And if your answer is "nothing", how do you go about finding the right security for your home? Read on to answer these questions and more.
If there are windows on your garage door, install a privacy film. One of the benefits of a garage is the inability for a would-be burglar to determine if you are home or not. This is negated if they can simply peer into your garage to check for a car. A privacy film frosts the window, obscuring the view.
Did you know that many cable companies offer home security systems now? This is a great way to get a quality system installed and monitored in your home by someone you can trust. They usually offer very competitive rates with other home security companies as well. You may even get a discount if you have cable service with the same company.
Adjust your phone to the lowest volume possible if you are going to be leaving home for more than one day. A phone that rings a lot and goes unanswered tells your neighbors that your home is empty and unattended. Also, have someone check your mail and paper. Putting a stop on them lets strangers know you aren't home for a while.
Facebook is your enemy when it comes to being burgled. When you announce that you're headed to Florida for two weeks, you're letting the world know. This means that everyone understands that your home is standing empty. Share your photos once you get home instead of alerting the world to a vacant property.
You should now be a lot wiser on what steps you should take to protect the people and items that you love the most. Do not delay any longer putting security measures into place. Using the advice in this article, peace of mind is a lot closer than you may think.