The security of your home is essential as it will protect yourself, your loved ones, and your belongings. If you lack proper home security measures, you will want to rethink that. 

With a few simple adjustments to your home, you can feel and be safer. Here are some easy ways to make your home more secure.

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Add new features with height

Adding features that have height will make your exterior more private. For instance, installing higher fences means that neighbors won’t be able to easily see into your property and a reduced risk of intruders. Furthermore, adding a high carport will ensure keeping your car secure. 

An evolution canopy can transform the security and safety of your car as it will protect it from weather and make it less vulnerable to intruders. When your car is protected, it is more likely to remain safe when sitting outside of your property without a garage.

Add a place for post and packages

You might not trust your neighbors. If so, you won’t feel safe when the post people deliver letters and parcels in insecure places. If you install a place for post and packages, you will be able to ensure they are safe when you are not available to take the delivery. 

It will also help to make your garden low maintenance, which is ideal if you lack the care or experience with gardening. The fewer post people that walk across your grass or stones, the less you will need to fix them. 

You might be precious about the appearance of your home. Hence, having fewer people tread on your property will equal less maintenance.

Improve your doors

If your doors are old, they might not be as safe as possible to keep your property safe. Old doors are easy to break into, which isn’t ideal if your property is vulnerable to intruders. 

Improving your doors can be as simple as adding new locks. Or, you can replace them with modern doors to maximise security.

Double lock windows

Speaking of secure openings, it is also advised to heighten the security of your windows. You can do so by installing double locks, which are much more difficult to intrude on. 

Some old windows might require replacing altogether to add double locks, which can take more time and cost more money. However, it is worth it for the protection of your home.

Outside Lights

Another way to increase the security of your home is by adding outside lights. These will make it look like someone is home when you are not in. If you leave your home dark, it can make it vulnerable to intruders. 

Ensuring they are automatic means they can detect motion, deterring intruders. Plus, it will allow them to turn on and off throughout the day/evening to make it look like someone is in the house. Add these to the front and back garden to further enhance the security of your home.

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