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Making Your Home Safe

Protect Your Home, Protector Your Valuables

  • Install a burglar alarm.
  • Lock up every time you leave – use good locks on windows and doors.
  • Lock your side gates, garden shed and garage. Always lock doors between your house and garage.
  • Install motion activated sensor lights and trim trees and shrubs, close to windows and doors that provide
    cover for intruders.
  • List all your valuable items, photograph antiques and jewellery and keep receipts with your list to help
    with insurance claims.
  • Use a UV pen to mark an ID number, like your driver’s license number, on valuables.
  • Make sure your home contents insurance policy is current and that you’re insured for the right amount to
    cover replacement.
  • Don’t leave spare keys outside. Burglars know all the hiding spots.
  • Don’t advertise that you’re out or away, whether you’re away for a day or two or a few weeks.
  • Remove temptations and don’t advertise your possessions. Don’t leave the box of your new TV outside the
    house, recycle.
  • Advertise the fact that you have security within your household.
  • Keep your eye out for parkers, and strangers “casing” your neighborhood.
  • Ask for identification from service callers, such as tradesmen and delivery people.
  • Do not leave jewellery in a jewellery box on your dressing table, lock it away in a safe.
  • Ensure your home alarm system is switched on and you have let your monitoring provider is
    aware you’re away.
  • Ask a friend or neighbor to park their car in your driveway while you’re away.
  • Have your rubbish bin put out and returned by a neighbor while you’re away.