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Tips To Prevent Your Houston Apartment Rental from Break Ins

October 1st, 2020 1:18 PM by Mike Barbaro

Security should always be a priority whether you rent or own.

The only way you can make your home more secure is by investing in security.

There are plenty of ways to improve your home so that it’ll be difficult for burglars to break-in.

Lets look at some security tips...

Secure door locks

You might think that a burglar won’t have the audacity to go to your front door and try and open it to get into your home. However, you will be surprised.

Even if you believe yourself to be in a safe neighborhood, it’s still better to be safe and always lock all of your doors, especially your front door. 

If you have a door with a mail slot, make sure that nobody can reach through the mail slot to open the doorknob from the inside. You should apply all these precautionary measures to your front door and any door in your home. 

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Conceal exterior wires

Sometimes, it’s not enough to post signs to deter a more persistent burglar with experience dealing with signs like those. If they’re aware that you have a home security system, they might look for any wires outside of your home and cut them.

If the perpetrator has cut the cables, it will make your home vulnerable. That’s because you don’t have access to electricity and external communication.

Thus, you don’t want to make it easier for burglars to find wires that can make your home vulnerable.

Electrical conduits are the best way you can conceal exterior wiring so that it’s difficult to find them and cut them. 

Secure your valuables

When you’re too comfortable in your home, you tend to leave everything out in the open. Although you have good reason to believe that you’re safe in your home, you still need to be vigilant and remember to secure your valuables. 

Before any criminal would try and break into a home, they usually check the place first to figure out various things. One of which would be where the valuables are.

Thus, if you don’t secure your valuables, you might be giving away valuable information to criminals. This will also entice them to break into your home. 

If you have a safe at home, keep your crucial documents there as well as expensive valuables that you would hate to lose. It would help if you also kept your tools locked away so that they can’t use your tools against you. 

Data Source: Rentberry

Posted by Mike Barbaro on October 1st, 2020 1:18 PM


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