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Home Security Tips2018-10-23T09:00:11+00:00

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Home Security Tips

In addition to installing a reliable CCTV system and intruder alarm system, there are lots of other simple security measures you can implement to keep your home secure and safe from burglary.

Top Home Security Tips from Safe Simple Secure

Every time you leave your home check that it is secure.

Security from Safe Simple Secure Edinburgh  Keep doors and windows and side gates locked at all times.

Home security icon from Safe Simple Secure Edinburgh  Make it look like someone is at home by keeping lights on when you are not in. You can use timing switches or leave music or the television on.

Security from Safe Simple Secure Edinburgh  Divert your landline to your mobile and don’t post your location on social media.

Home security icon from Safe Simple Secure Edinburgh  Keep the grounds and external area of your property neat and tidy. The lawn should be cut regularly, the garden kept tidy and any waste removed.

Security from Safe Simple Secure Edinburgh  Make sure fences around the perimeter of your property are in good condition.

Home security icon from Safe Simple Secure Edinburgh  Install good external security lighting.

Security from Safe Simple Secure Edinburgh  Hide house keys and car keys from your front door area or near your letterbox, as these can be hooked using a device through the letterbox.

Home security icon from Safe Simple Secure Edinburgh  Remove valuable items from view, especially around windows.

Security from Safe Simple Secure Edinburgh  Keep ladders and tools stored away as these can be used for burglars to gain access to your property.

Home security icon from Safe Simple Secure Edinburgh  If you are getting building/construction work done to your home keep the outside of your house neat and tidy, don’t leave boxes for new items purchased like TV’s, stereos visible and hide copper pipes.

Security from Safe Simple Secure Edinburgh  Keep an eye out for tape on your lock.  A burglar’s trick is to leave some tape on your lock which if not broken is a sign you are not home.

Home security icon from Safe Simple Secure Edinburgh  Keep an eye out for markings on your pavement outside your house.  This is another sign that your home is a target and being watched.

If you would like further advice on how we can help keep your home secure please call us on 0131 558 9205 or email info@safesimplesecure.com

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