Seven Easy Ways to
Your Home and Family
While you're away from home, keep several low-wattage lights burning, preferably in the bathroom, upstairs and in other locations where a burglar can't see if the room is empty.
Make certain that all entrances to your house are locked securely. Further hinder a burglar by equipping your exterior doors with high-quality dead-bolt or other key-operated locks. However, be careful of locks that require a key to open from the inside, possibly preventing a quick escape during a fire.
3. Give your home a lived-in look
If you'll be gone for several nights, invest in an automatic timer that can turn lights and radios on and off at preset intervals. Illuminate the exterior of your house to ward off burglars. Don't let them know you're away by closing window shades or blinds. Make arrangements to have your driveway cleared of snow or your lawn mowed. Stop all newspaper, mail and other deliveries.
4. Keep track of your keys
When parking your car in an attended lot, lock it and leave only the car's ignition key with the attendant. The other keys are safer with you. Don't carry an identification tag on your key chain that would help a burglar find and break into your home. Always remove your keys before checking or hanging your coat in a public place.
5. Tell only certain people where you're going
Give details of your absence only to relatives and close friends. Don't help a burglar by having your vacation announced in your local paper.
6. Report suspicious activity
Take part in community anti-crime programs. Don't hesitate to report any suspicious activities in your neighborhood to the police. You might be able to prevent a burglary or halt one already in progress.
7. Invest in a burglar alarm
For maximum protection make sure every accessible door and window is equipped with a detector and have a second line of defense, such as a passive infrared motion detector.
All Quantum Security Systems are monitored 24 hours a day, every day of the year to automatically summon emergency help as needed. Today nothing makes more sense, gives more peace of mind than a Quantum Security System.
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