Whether you live in the centre of a bustling city or enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the countryside, home security should always be a priority for all.
According to , there were 150,000 burglaries reported in the last year, and while rural locations typically have a lower rate of theft and burglary, it is still vital that you ensure you safeguard your home, possessions, and family.
We have a look at five top security tips that you can put into action now.
The locks on our doors and windows are often the only thing preventing someone from exerting our homes, so you must work with a reliable locksmith to improve this aspect of home security.
If you have recently moved home, then you should get all your locks changed as soon as possible to mitigate the risk of somebody you don’t know having a key to your home.
Home security cameras
Modern home society cameras can connect with your home and smart devices to alert you if they detect movement on your property. Even a more standard setup can monitor entry points and send alerts.
Communicate with your neighbours
Living in a real area might mean communication with your nearest neighbour isn’t that easy if they live some distance away, but it can be worth the effort. It is a good idea to inform trusted neighbours when you are going to be away, maybe on holiday, or visiting family over the festive season, so that they can keep an eye on your holiday for any suspicious activity.
You can also look out for cars and people who are loitering in the area and keep each other informed with either a phone tree or a neighbourhood Facebook group.
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