Home Security Checklist
Published: 09/16/2009 by Home Alarm Directory
A home security checklist is a great way to ensure that you have the maximum home security in place to reduce your chances of being a victim of burglary. Review this list and take time to consider how you can improve your own home security.
Home security check No. 1.
Is your house number clearly visible from the street? Its important for home security that police can clearly see your house number so that they can offer the quickest response time in the event of an emergency
Home security check No. 2.
Can burglars be seen in your backyard? If your yard is enclosed and it's difficult to see in, your home security is not maximized because burglars can potentially hide themselves while committing a crime.
Home security check No. 3.
Do you have automatic timer or sensor activated lights? Sensor activated lights are a great home security system, as they light up criminals activities. In addition, an automatic timer light can make burglars think you are at home.
Home security check No. 4.
Do you leave some lights on when you go out? A dark house is a sign that no one is home. Leave a light on as a simple home security effort.
Home security check No. 5.
Have you a phone extension in your bedroom? If your home is broken into while you are asleep, being able to telephone the authorities is a great point of defense in home security.
Home security check No. 6.
Have you keyed in emergency numbers if you own a touchphone? Police can respond more quickly to your home security alerts if you notify them more quickly what is happening.
Home security check No. 7.
Are your front and rear doors solid core? Glass doors are a home security nightmare - make sure that your door has a solid core that prevents burglars from the - smash and grab'.
Home security check No. 8.
Are your doors fitted with a deadlock / deadbolt? Deadlocks are the best home security for doors, unlike spring locks they are much harder to force.
Home security check No. 9.
Do you have a quality security door? If you have screen doors, make sure your home security is not compromised by poor quality.
Home security check No. 10.
Are your windows fitted with key operated locks or security grills? Locking your windows is one of the best methods of home security, as it makes access more difficult.
Home security check No. 11.
If you have an alarm, is it always used and serviced regularly? A home security system is useless if it is not used. Make sure you have it checked annually for optimum operation.
Home security check No. 12.
Is your garden shed securely locked? When considering home security, many people overlook their garden - be sure your shed is locked to prevent theft of expensive items. Follow these simple steps and you will be able to increase the levels of home security around your house overnight. Home security really doesn't have to be as hard as you might think!
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