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Your home is a place where you and your family feel most comfortable and secure. But crime is everywhere, and even your home can be at risk of becoming a crime scene for robbery, break-ins, and even murder. How do you ensure that you, your family members, and your belongings stay safe? Here are a few ways on how you can improve the security system in your house.

cctvInstalling CCTV

You might think by the time you have to use your CCTV, it’ll be to catch the bad person, and it’d be too late by then. However, a CCTV also prevents a break-in. Burglars usually look around for CCTV, and if they see one, it decreases their motivation to break into your house. Especially if it is one of those CCTVs that rotates, which is harder to manipulate. A CCTV also lets you know if any suspicious activities are happening around your house, so you can find out if people are checking out your home to plan for a break in, or a coyote is on the loose around the neighborhood.

Installing Burglar Alarms

Burglar alarms have hidden sensors around your house. When you turn it on, anything that moves between those sensors will trigger an alarm. The warning could be loud and noisy to scare the burglar off, or it could be silent. Silent alarms aren’t necessarily a bad thing, because both types will still be connected to the nearest police station to alert them. However, we’d advise the loud and noisy one if the police station is too far from your home. This is to avoid anything bad happening if the police arrive too late.

Installing Security Doors

Security doors are made with materials that are fire and bulletproof. It is useful for storage of valuable items, or if you’re a little more wealthy, you can build a safe room with this door. No one can break into this door, so if there is a fire or a break-in, you can lock yourself and your family inside the room and call the authorities. A very powerful security door would be the MS 7000, which varies in material and sizes that you can choose from. Installing them can be quite pricey, but it is worth the investment.

female body guardHiring Security Guards

Security guards are especially beneficial if you plan on taking a vacation or you are not at home as much as you need to. You can hire security guards to watch your house. Security guards are usually paid daily, and you should have a security post at the front gate where they could wait. They should be trained well, is athletic, is equipped with a weapon and is aware of all entrances in your house.