We are all concerned
about the safety and security of our homes. We would
like to install safety devices in our home to protect
it. But many of us do not know how to proceed to
ensure safety at home. Here are a few suggestions on
how to prepare a home safety-checklist to protect your
Keeping a dog at home to guard your home is
not a bad idea. Surveys have shown that thefts rarely occur in
homes that have dogs.
Place a piece of strong wood in the window or
pass pins through the window frames. This will stop the
burglar from sliding the window glass.
There are special safety devices that detect
unusual noise. Once the noise is detected, the device raises
an alarm, thus alerting the people in the house. Installing
such a safety device in your home can protect it from
There are centralized monitoring systems
designed to monitor the entire house. Hidden cameras are an
example of such a system. If you can afford it, it is a very
good option to safeguard your home.
Your neighborhood police station will have a
number of suggestions for home safety. Check with them for
novel safety solutions to protect your home.
Getting your property insured is an important
safety measure for your house. Many insurance agencies, while
insuring your house, will give you a list of safety devices
that you can install in your house to protect it. Check with
your insurance agent for details.
Carbon Monoxide reduces the oxygen level in
the surrounding air. Electrical appliances and household aides
give off deadly carbon monoxide, if they are not regularly
serviced. Protect your home from carbon monoxide by properly
servicing all appliances periodically. You could install
carbon monoxide detectors in your house as well.