Lock and Key
It is basic knowledge that we need to lock our doors, but you will be amazed at how many people don’t even look their doors-particularly if they are expecting to be back soon or just in the block. Utilise deadlock or deadbolt lock on your doors, when your home leave keys in the interior lock for easier access in case of emergency.
Use blinds on your garage windows, this is to prevent potential thieves from seeing when your car is gone. This will also prevent thieves seeing valuable items inside your home. Secure tools and ladder that maybe used to force entry.
Don’t Publicise your Absence
When leaving for more than a day ask a friend or a trusted neighbor to collect your mail and keep an eye on your home. When leaving for long trips consider setting up a timing system to turn lights or radio on to give the idea that’s someones at home. As much as possible avoid posting your trips in social media while gone.
When choosing a home to invade a burglar will most definitely choose a home that is concealed with tall trees, this will give them sufficient privacy when tampering your doors or window.
Installing alarms comes in handy if your mostly and about, it is a low-voltage electrical circuit that has sensors on your window and doors it will trigger a siren or a strobe light that will alarm people nearby which will make it impossible for a thieve to stay.