Now that you’re all moved into your new home, you can focus on decorating, arranging your furniture, designing your garden, and other fun parts of being a homeowner. But don’t forget to ensure your home has some protection, as well.
Securing your home can bring peace of mind, even if the likelihood of a break-in is very low. Performing just a few upgrades helps to ensure the safety of yourself, your family, and your possessions.
- Change your locks. You may have done this upon moving in, but if not, make it a priority.
- Install motion sensor lights in your front and back yards.
- Put timers on some of your inside lights so they’ll turn on when you’re away and give the illusion that someone is home.
- Consider an alarm system. Technological advances have made them cheaper and easier to install – even the wireless kind.