While it seems simple enough to purchase an alarm system and call it a day, there are countless other ways to increase the security of your home. Luckily, burglars and other criminals tend to follow similar trends, making it easier to be proactive when it comes to protecting your home and loved ones. The following are some helpful ways to do so.
Often, burglars will cut exterior wires in order to sufficiently distract or disarm whoever is inside.
First, ensure you are in the habit of consistently using all locks in your home. This includes window locks on second floors. Burglars will usually try and find an open window or back door before eventually attempting to kick in the front door. Breaking windows or picking locks are too time-consuming and noisy. Make your door less vulnerable to human strength by installing a heavy-duty deadbolt lock, and make sure back and side doors have multiple locks. Ensure all windows have functioning locks and perhaps look into investing in pin locks as well.
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