Survival Update

The world is yours

How To Keep Criminals From Targeting Your Home

Photo by <a href="">Lacie Slezak</a> on <a href="">Unsplash</a>

If you are trying to look for new innovative ways to keep your home safe, then you won’t need to look much further. The following tips are going to help you increase your home’s security and will help you deter potential home invasions.

1. Light

One of the best things you can do to ensure that potential home invaders don’t choose your home is to make sure your house is well-lit. Having a few interior lights on even when you aren’t home will give the illusion that you are there. What’s more, lights make it harder for people to hide in dark corners until the right opportunity for them to invade your home comes.

2. Hide your valuables

If you have valuable items then you should try to keep those in areas where they are not very visible. By hiding your valuables, you are decreasing the chances of someone seeing them and choosing to enter your home to get them. You should also make sure to not leave any expensive items outside, as any expensive items will lead to burglars assuming there are more valuable things that can be found inside.

3. Reduce entrance points

If your door or windows are broken then it will be extremely easy for a burglar to invade your house. This is why you should make sure that every entry point to your home is secure and hard to enter. This will deter others from trying to invade your house.

4. Home Security system

Installing an alarm system, or even cameras around your home will help deter people from choosing your home as their next target. The larger the chance of them getting caught, the more possible it will be for your home to remain safe and not become a target.