Sep 29, 2017 | DIY, Home Security

Securing Your New Home

When moving into a new home, there are many different things you need to take care of. One of the best places to start is home security. The easiest is a DIY home security system provided by LivSecure. They provide you with all the tools to customize your own wireless security system and be in control of your home monitoring. Many other companies charge a large installation fee. Now you can do it by yourself and feel as secure as everyone else! To prepare your home for the best home security plan you need to:

Inspect The Yard

Start by looking around the yard and the neighborhood. Unkempt properties are a prime target for intruders. You should also look for trees that are close to the house because they can provide hiding places for prowlers. The same goes for overgrown bushes. It is wise to predict possible flooding areas and take note of the surrounding land. Once your yard is completely unobscured, add light to the exterior of your home, especially by the entry ways.

Inspect The House

Inspect your home for any possible entry points an intruder could utilize. It is important to ensure that the windows and doors all lock properly. Confirm that the doors are made of a sturdy material like solid wood or metal. Consider installing deadbolts. You should also immediately change the locks.

Practice Safe Habits

This means always keeping your doors locked and the garage door closed. It is not recommended to keep a hidden key outside the house. Keep your spare key with a trusted neighbor or family member.

Install A Security System

A home security system is a great way to ensure that you are always protected. It makes it easy to monitor doors and windows as well as your yard. Surveillance cameras and motion detectors will alert the monitoring center of any movement and LivSecure will contact you, even if you are not home, via text or call, to inform you that an alarm was sounded.

Maintain Your House And Yard

Continue to keep up with your home and yard even after you’ve moved in. Make sure your yard is well kept and the greenery is trimmed. If you do have a fence, make sure it is in good condition. It’s a good idea to plant thorny bushes around your windows. Small things are critical to keeping up the security of your home. Keep an eye on the interior of your home and the quality of your doors and windows to stay safe from any intruders.

Moving into a new home is very exciting but it is vital that you take the necessary precautions to keep it safe. Protect your home with a home security system.

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