Home Security Tips to Keep in Mind

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There are plenty of places where you can feel insecure, but there is one place where you should feel secure at all times, and that place is your home. However, you can only really feel safe within your own home if you take home security seriously.

Here are a few tips from Iron Clad Security Doors that you ought to keep in mind if you are serious about keeping your home, yourself and your family absolutely secure.

Don’t Let the Wrong People Know That You Are Not at Home

Everyone loves to post a status update now and again, especially when we are at the airport about to go on vacation. Be careful though – you are handing a would-be burglar the information that your home is currently vacant.

When you are away you could hire a home sitter, or just ask a friend or neighbor to pop by and give the impression that at least someone is at home.

Invest in a Security Door

If a thief wants to get into your home, then most people’s front doors are pretty easy for a determined burglar to open with the right tools and know-how. A security door is something different though, as such doors are purposefully designed to keep out potential home intruders.

A security door is a visual deterrent too, as intruders prefer houses where gaining entry is not a virtual impossibility. Don’t worry about ‘ugly’ security doors spoiling your home’s curb appeal as modern security doors look just as good as ones that are not secured.

Install a Home Alarm System

An alarm system is one of the best ways you can deter potential intruders, especially if the alarm system is linked to the police. Home intruders will often simply run if they trigger an alarm as it is not worth the consequences should they be caught breaking and entering.

Home cameras and intercoms are other ways of deterring miscreants, and you can even link them to your own phone so you can answer your front door via your phone even if you are on the other side of the country. It’s very easy to give the impression that you are in home when you are not thanks to amazing advances in technology.

If you are thinking of installing a first-class security door at your home, then why not contact Iron Clad Security Doors. We can provide security doors, security screen doors and security windows. To get in contact with us, please call (313) 837-0390, or use our online contact form.