5 Ways You Can Make Your Home More Secure
No matter where you live in the UK, whether its the city, the suburbs or the in the middle of nowhere. Security at home is a real concern. Even if crime figures are really low. Every homeowner would like to feel more safe and secure for peace of mind. There is a wide range of options on the market to help improve the security of your home and make it more secure.
Security in neighborhoods is always improving. New technology in alarm systems, CCTV, door locks and doors built to withstand force. However, these are just a few new technologies that can help make your home more secure.
1) Install a New Alarm System
Perhaps you have an old burglar alarms system, and now is the time to update it. Alarm systems have changed a lot over the years. As a result, modern alarms are now more sensitive to detection sensors, audio sensors and the ability to notify the police. This is great news if anyone was trying to steal from you as it would notify the police right away. However, it could be bad news if you accidentally set off the alarm system.
2) Composite Doors & Solid Core Doors
Composite doors are made using GRP skin, typically foam filled. These doors can provide a better source of security to your home as appose to uPVC doors. Because of state of the art multi-point locking systems which make forcing the door open difficult. Furthermore, a Solid core door is built similar to the composite door however instead of it being foamed filled, it traditionally consists of a solid wooden core covered with GRP skin. As a result, adding style, strength, and beauty to your home.
3) Window Locking Systems
Windows are one of the most important parts of our homes. It is always worth investing in some high-quality A+ rated double glazed windows. Things such as window metal restrictors can make your window more secure. As a result metal restrictors cannot be fully opened enough to climb inside the window. Other things to consider are toughened glass. Toughened glass is hard to break and will help to deter unwanted intruders.
4) Install a Porch
Porches are a great way of adding an extra layer of security to the front of your home. Furthermore, porches provide a wide range of benefits including some of the following.
- Stylish and Modern.
- More secure.
- More storage space.
- An extra layer of security.
- Somewhere to store coats, boots, and other bits.
5) Warning Signs
Are you concerned about people trespassing and intruders on your property?. This is a simple and really inexpensive way to deter unwanted intruders is by putting up warning signs. For instance, put up signs stating you have CCTV, alarm systems or even a beware of the dog sign. This can help to deter intruders even if the warning signs are real or not. However, actually have some sort of security alarm system in place would be the safest option.