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Safety Tips: How to Prevent Crimes and Protect Yourself at Home

Safety Tips: How to Prevent Crimes and Protect Yourself at Home

Follow these safety tips for protecting yourself and your home:

 

 

  1. Use a door viewer before opening the door. Always demand identification from strangers even repair or delivery persons.

     

  2. Always lock up your home before leaving and don't hide your house keys outdoors anywhere.

     

  3. Do not let people inside your home (To use the bathroom, phone, etc.).

     

  4. Have keys ready and in your hand for immediate use when you return home.

     

  5. Use interior and exterior lighting at all times.

     

  6. Replace or rekey all locks when you move into a new home or apartment.

     

  7. Install one-inch case hardened steel deadbolt locks on all exterior doors.

     

  8. Have curtains or blinds on all windows, and keep them drawn.

     

  9. Avoid mail theft by obtaining a locked mailbox and dropping off outgoing mail at the local post office.

     

  10. If a prowler enters your home, get out. Go to a neighbor and call the police.

     

  11. Do not enter If you come home and you think someone is in your home. Go to a neighbor and call the police.

     

  12. On your answer machine message, never say you are not at home. Just say you are not by the phone.