Read this article for some great ways to secure your home.
Always make your house appear to be occupied. Put timers on the TV, lights and radios. This gives off the appearance that someone is home. This is an effective deterrent against burglars.
Your dog can actually safeguard an extra key. This can be done if you have a dog door or an outdoor dog. You could simply put a key onto your dog’s collar, so when you forget your keys your dog can let you in.
Always change the locks changed when you buy a new home. You have no clue how many keys to the previous owners made and handed out. Do the same thing if you happen to misplace your keys.
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