No matter if you’ve recently purchased your home or lived in it for years, it’s wise to consider home security to protect you and your family. The FBI reports a burglary happens every minute in the United States. Check out a few tips that we hope will be helpful to you.
Invest in home automation.
Want to keep prying eyes in your neighborhood off your home/property? Set your home up with electronic automation. Install smart lights and curtains that you can control from your phone. Put the lights on a schedule so that it looks like you’re at home even when you’re away.
Keep an electronic eye on things.
Home surveillance systems have changed over the last several years. It is the ideal option for keeping your home secured. Set up cameras around the perimeter and install a video doorbell to keep an eye on who’s outside the door. You can also install cameras inside and control them with an app from your phone, giving you a way to see what’s going on when you’re not there.
Make the exterior look more secure.
Even if you don’t have a security system, placing a security sticker in the window or a fake camera can help to prevent break-ins. If there are overgrown bushes outside your windows, cut them back so that possible intruders won’t have a place in which to hide and scope out your home.
Extra Tip: Take your priceless belongings elsewhere.
Sometimes thieves break in and escape with items even if there’s a security system in place. If you really want to protect your items consider a climate-controlled storage unit. Keeping your things secured is our ultimate priority. Lincoln Self Storage is completely fenced with security cameras throughout the facility. We have several options available in many different sizes to fit small and large items and to keep your things safe and protected from thieves, extreme temperatures and moisture damage. Rent one of our storage units for your important items today!