How To Keep Your Home Secure In Winter?
Did you know that burglaries are more likely to occur during the winter months, November to January? This is due to the days shortening and nights becoming so early. Here at Oakpark Alarms, we have shared some of the best ways to protect your home with these winter security tips.
1. Protect your windows from break in
A lot of homeowners are often careless with the most basic security measures. Oftentimes burglars don’t just enter through the doors, they can enter by climbing or breaking through your windows.
Always lock doors and all windows including above ground windows! A secondary security measure to take is to add security bars to your windows, not only will this discourage burglar entry but are also the most affordable and effective, making it the most common option for homeowners.
2. Home security technology
Installing motion detector lights: motion detector lights are so versatile that they can be installed almost anywhere! They are a proven burglar deterrent, and standard models can start from as little as £20! Burglars may have intent of stealing your house, but illuminating the front, back and main approach point areas to your property is often enough to frighten the burglars away.
Take a look at the different types of home security technology options that we have got to offer to find out more.
Set up a security alarm system: Nowadays a lot of security alarm systems offer a variety of features that burglars dislike: these include lights, noises and state of the art security cameras for home. These are video devices that can record everything in HD.
But that is not all there is, you can choose from a variety of detection sensors, including vibrational sensors, break glass detectors and magnetic door contacts that detect opening of your doors. Whether it’s for your home, or your business that could benefit from having intruder alarm systems with technology that’s at the forefront of the security sector, you can worry less knowing your property is protected.
3. Invest in a reliable safe: If you have priceless valuables in your house (gold, jewellery, or other tangible assets) then it may be worth considering this option. Be sure that the safe is either wall mounted or fastened safely to the floor to prevent it from being taken.
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4. Keep your spare key secure: Oftentimes, homeowners will do the obvious and leave their house key outside their house. The more logical approach is to leave the key with a trusted neighbour or a nearby relative, in case of emergency situations.
These are just some of our top home security tips that we have mentioned, if you would like to find out more about what we have got to offer please don’t hesitate to contact us, or give us a call on 01296 713 010 to find out more.