Everyday Home Security Tips

Home Safety Tips

Keeping you and your family safe is always important and most of the time it's the little things that can make a big difference. Here are some safety tips to help every member of the family feel safe and secure.

  • If you get an unexpected knock at the door, always see who it is before opening it
  • Join a neighborhood watch
  • Install a home security system
  • Make sure all exterior doors have proper locks
  • Keep garage doors closed at all times, even when you're home
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Home Fire Safety

An overwhelming number of fires occur within the home. The key to avoiding this type of situation is planning ahead. Whether you are home or not, here are some ways to prevent and survive a fire.

  • Test smoke alarms regularly
  • Plan a fire escape and practice it twice per year
  • Never leave candles or other open flames burning unattended
  • Install interconnected smoke alarms so if one alarm is triggered, they all go off.

When Away From the Home

Even when you and your family are away from your home, valuables, heirlooms, pets etc. still remain. The following tips will help ensure protection for everything left behind.

  • Never leave notes on your door for service people or visitors when you are not home
  • Leave a TV or stereo on in rooms where a burglar would be most likely to break in
  • Keep drapes and blinds shut, especially in rooms where there are valuables
  • Do not advertise your vacation, especially on social media
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