- Keeping a dog at home to guard your home is not a bad idea. Surveys have shown that thefts rarely occur in homes that have dogs.
- Place a piece of strong wood in the window or pass pins through the window frames. This will stop the burglar from sliding the window glass.
- There are special safety devices that detect unusual noise. Once the noise is detected, the device raises an alarm, thus alerting the people in the house. Installing such a safety device in your home can protect it from burglars.
- There are centralized monitoring systems designed to monitor the entire house. Hidden cameras are an example of such a system. If you can afford it, it is a very good option to safeguard your home.
- Your neighborhood police station will have a number of suggestions for home safety. Check with them for novel safety solutions to protect your home.
- Getting your property insured is an important safety measure for your house. Many insurance agencies, while insuring your house, will give you a list of safety devices that you can install in your house to protect it. Check with your insurance agent for details.
- Carbon Monoxide reduces the oxygen level in the surrounding air. Electrical appliances and household aides give off deadly carbon monoxide, if they are not regularly serviced. Protect your home from carbon monoxide by properly servicing all appliances periodically. You could install carbon monoxide detectors in your house as well.
We are all concerned about the safety and security of our homes. We would like to install safety devices in our home to protect it. But many of us do not know how to proceed to ensure safety at home. Here are a few suggestions on how to prepare a home safety-checklist to protect your property.
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