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Home Shape Builder Specialized tips provider. Let's say you can see that there are some home improvement tasks ahead of you. The bathroom faucets may need replacing. The kitchen cabinets may need refacing. As any homeowner knows, the possibilities are endless. Once you recognize a need, the question becomes: "How do I go about it?" This article offers tips to answer that question. – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: Home Shape Builder Keep Your Home Safe with These Home Security Tips


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Home Shape Builder Keep Your Home Safe with These
Home Security Tips
  • Home Shape Builder Expert tips provider. If you
    are a homeowner, the safety of your home is
    probably something that is constantly on your
    mind. After all, you have probably worked hard to
    have your home in the first place. However, do
    you know what it takes to secure your home at all
    times? If not, this article can help guide you.
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  • Never leave spare keys under doormats or any
    place in the exterior of your home. This is
    vital, as burglars will look here first to see if
    you made this mistake. Keep keys and lock
    combinations with you at all times to maintain
    the highest level of protection for your home.
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  • Change your locks whenever you undergo a major
    life change. Whether it is moving into a new home
    or a former relationship moving out, you should
    always be aware of who has a copy of the keys to
    your home. You should also change your locks
    anytime you lose your keys.
  •  
  • At the end of the night, close the drapes and
    blinds to your home. In addition to giving you
    more privacy, this blocks the valuable items in
    your house from view. Keeping your blinds open
    only serves as an open invitation to anyone who
    wants to take something from your house.
  •  
  • Don't talk about your vacations on social media.
    You may be very excited about your impending
    vacation, but there is no need to let potential
    burglars know when you will be gone.
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  • Walk out to the street and then turn back to your
    home. What can you see through the windows? Is
    there anything valuable in view? If so, you need
    to move the objects out of sight. They simply
    give burglars a reason to target your home. If
    relocating the objects isn't a possibility,
    invest in shades or curtains to obscure them from
    view.
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Be sure that your home security system has a
panic button as well. The best of intruders
sometimes have ways of getting into your home,
even if you have the best system in place. Having
a panic button in your bedroom is your best bet
authorities will be notified and will be at your
house quickly. Home Shape Builder Skilled tips
provider. When it comes to making your home more
secure, one obvious place to start is at your
front door. If you do not currently have a
high-quality lockset on your door, get one
installed now. If your lockset does not include a
deadbolt, they are inexpensive and a effective
way to add security to your exterior
doors.   When selecting a home alarm system,
choose one that protects many areas of your home,
not just the doors. Windows are a way for thieves
to enter your home as well. Make sure the alarm
is attached to all of them, and that monitoring
is offered for all possible entry points. This is
a way to make sure your family will be
safe.   Inscribe your valuable electronics with a
number and report this information to the police.
This will allow you to track something if a
burglar was to come into your house and steal the
valuables from your home. This will also save you
a lot of time and money as it can be retrieved
more effectively.   If you work from home or have
your own business, do not put your address or
phone number on your website. Disgruntled
customers or thieves could come to your home and
try to get inside. Instead, get a post office box
and have customers or associates send you mail to
this address.   If you want to have a dog at home
to deter burglars, do not invest in a guard dogs.
These dogs are trained to do their job and are
not intended to be loving pets. Instead, pick up
a dog at your local shelter, get him obedience
training and give him all the love you
can.   When it comes to home security, your best
security set up is a noisy dog. When someone
jiggles a door handle or tries to jimmy open a
window, Fido can run over and give them the scare
of their lives. When you get your dog from a
shelter, you're doing a good deed, too.  
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Home Shape Builder Expert tips provider. Install
a peep hole and chain lock on your door. A
peephole and chain will allow you to communicate
with someone at your door without allowing them
full view or easy access to your home. If a
stranger is at your door, do not unfasten the
chain until you are confident that you are
safe. Home security systems not only protect
homeowners from burglaries, but are also useful
in the case of an emergency. If your home catches
on fire, your security system alerts the police
and local fire department. In the case of a
medical emergency, your system can be used to
call for help.   You can increase your home
security by updating your entry method. Key locks
can only do so much for your doors. You can try a
high tech addition in the form of a digital lock.
Some digital locks use key cards, while other use
fingerprints or even keypads. Any one of these
options can be a viable security boost.   Home
Shape Builder Proficient tips provider. In
conclusion, as a homeowner, keeping your home
safe and secure is more than likely a major
priority for you. Since you have read the above
article, you know what it takes to secure your
home properly. Use these tips and you will never
have to worry about keeping your home safe
again.
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