Protecting your home against crime 1

Protecting your home against crime

Although the U.S. Department of Justice cites a 20-year decline (since 1973) in the rate of property crimes nationally, law-enforcement experts still urge residents to take home security precautions rather than rely on optimistic statistics to keep family and property safe. Burglary and theft are crimes of opportunity, so the more difficult you make getting into your home, the more likely it is that a burglar will go elsewhere. Keep in mind that burglars don’t want to be seen while…

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Using locks to protect yourself against home burglary  2

Using locks to protect yourself against home burglary

Door Locks Install strong locks and bolts on all exterior doors, since doors are particularly vulnerable to burglars. Older, worn locks should be replaced with newer, higher-quality units. If you are an apartment dweller, it is imperative that you change the lock/cylinder since you have no idea who might have access to the key. The front door needs a strong lock, particularly for periods when you are not at home and it will not be bolted from inside. Back and…

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Security door locks

Home security is an important concern for families at home and the risk of a break-in at home is greater than ever these days. It is therefore very important that homeowners take the necessary steps to ensure that their family and property is secure. Thus to begin your home security, it is important to ensure that the front door locks that you have placed does its job well. Your home security door lock should be well-constructed, made out of the…

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