Feel secure even in the comforts of your rental home. Make moving
into a new place a peaceful and hassle-free experience by applying
easy fixes to protect your home. Picking the correct
residential location might play a big role in ensuring
that a property is always guarded but it's better
to be extra safe than sorry.
Here are simple and portable measures to add another
line of defense:
- Set up surveillance cameras
In the age of
advanced technology, setting up security cameras is a wise
move. Aside from its intimidating feature, owners or
tenants can check who's at the door without sacrificing their
security. Some cameras can be connected with a smartphone or
computer for remote monitoring anytime and anywhere.
- Secure movable installations
and windows must be secured with additional locks to remove
all vulnerabilities. The glass in patio doors and
windows can easily be broken into so it's
imperative that it receives additional protection such
as automated alarms. Entrance to and from balconies must
also be checked for any possible weaknesses as an added
When it comes
to securing temporary dwellings, portability is
also important. Door stops are effective in barring
entrance from a home. Some door stops also have a built-in
alarm system that will notify you immediately if there are any
forced entry in the home.
- Alarms and automatic timers are your friends
and automatic timers can make securing a home extra
convenient. Most alarms can be triggered by vibrations
and can produce a sound whenever it recognizes forced
entries. These easy-to-install alarms can act as both a
deterrent and an alert system for your property.
home timers can also be installed and integrated into
the home's lighting, entertainment system, and
other automated systems. Timers are used to make the place
look occupied so that it will be less vulnerable to
- DIY security sets are more accessible
Do-it-yourself home security systems are also now available. This
is a more cost-effective alternative to avoid permanent
installations and expensive service contracts. It is easy to
install and built in a portable manner so it can be removed
easily once a tenant decides to change places.
- Be in touch with the police
It is also
wise to have the emergency number to the local police in your
vicinity for any urgent or desperate situation.
The local police can help you assess the area and list down all
possible threats or security risks of your
- Invest in portable lighting
and surroundings can be quite useful in deterring
possible security risks. Floodlights can also cover and
illuminate larger areas of the home and its surrounding areas.
Adding motion sensors can help intimidate and avoid any unwanted
burglary or intrusions to your home.
- Fake it with intimidating installations
simple equipment placement can strengthen the security of a home.
Clever placement of CCTV signs or non-operational security cameras
with red blinking lights can scare away potential threats and
it will also not cost much.
- Renter's insurance is key
insurance firms offer additional protection for your rental home.
If availed, you can be reimbursed in case there are any unavoidable
access to your home during your period of stay. This can also
cover other predicaments such as water and smoke damage that
will become a worthy investment in the long run.
Securing your home does not have to be a painful
experience especially for tenants. There are portable
and easy-to-apply alternatives to utilize that
will surely make you feel right at home.
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