Ensuring the security of your home while you travel is vital – and that isn’t as simple as unplugging some lamps and adjusting the thermostat.
The Home Security category contains tips for home security. Learn how to secure your home and family against burglaries, fire, and other disasters – with or without spending money on new equipment or services.
- There are cheap ways to prevent home burglaries without buying an alarm system or a lot of expensive equipment. Great for homes that are mostly safe but have one or two points of entry that could be more secure.
- These 12 home security tips make it easy to hone in on a strategy that works for your home and budget. From better lighting to motion activated cameras, there are so many options.
- Learn how to make a survival safety kit and never have to worry what to grab in an evacuation. Even if you’re in an area where evacuations aren’t common, disasters can still happen. These are also great to grab in case of fire.
- A home emergency binder is also great for evacuations and other emergencies. You can make a paper binder, a flash drive, or both. We have a great list of everything you need to make this useful.
Two cheap products I use to keep burglars from entering my home. Simple, affordable and effective.
It’s always a good idea to maintain a survival kit, or make sure the one you already has is up to date and fully stocked. Even if you’re not in a particular disaster zone, fires and other natural disasters can happen anywhere. With luck, you’ll never need it, but if you ever do, you’ll be glad you had it.
Have your most important papers ready to go if you have to evacuate your home or you become incapacitated. Here’s a simple way to do it.
No one wants to deal with a home burglary. These 12 home security tips will not only make your home harder to break into – they’ll also help you make your home less tempting to burglars.