Home safety tips

  • Remember that the more attention you give yourself, your family and your assets, the more difficult it will be for the offender to harm them.
  • When arriving home, it tries to have ready the keys of entrance to the same, since the delay in looking for them favors to the delinquent.
  • If you are going to enter a vehicle, notice that there are no unknown people or cars lurking near the entrance.
  • Enter the vehicle in the back garage in order not to lose sight of what happens on the street.
  • When you leave the house, make sure that the doors and windows to your house are perfectly closed.
  • Remember the windows that give patios: they are the accesses that pass more hidden to the eyes of all and, therefore, are areas especially unprotected and with a minimum risk for the delinquents.
  • If you lost your keys, even for a while, change the locks. Do not hesitate.
  • Whenever you leave, even for a moment, lock the door.
  • Installs manageable exterior lights from the inside, especially the bedroom.
  • Do not talk to strangers about your departure or vacation plans.
  • Be careful not to leave plenty of mail in your mailbox, it betrays your absence: ask a trusted neighbor to remove it frequently.
  • Get organized with your neighbors to keep signs or emergency codes if necessary (see between neighbors).
  • Everything that in your house can convey the appearance of being inhabited, will be a very effective insurance of prudence. It is recommended to leave the blinds a little open, install a programmable clock that allows to illuminate the house by zones and at different times.
  • Be wary of technical services that you have not requested.
  • If you can install panoramic windows on the doors, protection bars on the windows, change locks in case of loss of keys and check the intercom’s closing.
  • Do not hide valuables (jewels, cameras, videos, watches, etc …) in unsuspected places: those who go after them are the ones who know them best. It is recommended to make a list that includes the production serial numbers of certain devices, make and model, if possible have photos that allow their identification and, if necessary, leave them in a safe with a mark that identifies them, they will be The best measure you can take to avoid their theft and, if it were the case, recover them more easily … at least it will be difficult to market more thanks to this personified signals.
  • Try not to leave signed documents near checkbooks to avoid forgeries.