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Securing Your Car & Your Home

11/27/2013 Back To Blog

Financially, your house and your car are two of the biggest things that you will invest in. This is precisely the reason why you need to take measures in ensuring the physical safety of your home and your vehicle. Besides, you are supposed to feel utmost security and safety in your house. If its security gets compromised, you and your family might never feel safe there again. In the following sections, we will take a look at how you can provide proper security for your car and your home.


How Do I Secure My House?

First, what exactly can you do in order to secure your home? Let’s start with the locks on the front door. At the very least, your front door should have two locks: the regular door knob which has a latch, and a deadbolt lock. The deadbolt lock serves as an extra protection because it cannot be easily tampered with. It also cannot be sawed through, so someone trying to break in would find it physically impossible to force the lock open.


Another thing that you need to do in order to secure your home is to take care of your spare keys. Criminals know how some homeowners keep a spare key under a pot of plant, or under the Welcome mat. If you would like to have a spare key kept outside in case you do get locked out, change its hiding place regularly. Better yet, keep the spare on the trunk of your car or under the care of a trusted neighbour, friend or relative.


How Do I Protect My Car?

In case you do get locked out of your car, you can also keep a spare with a trusted relative or friend who can help you out. In case you really cannot open it, seek the help of a professional, preferably from locksmith Seattle, who can unlock it for you without ruining the locking mechanism of the car.


In case of blizzards, thunderstorms or hurricanes, keep your car physically safe by parking it away from trees, power lines or tall buildings. If your state is prone to flooding, use one of those waterproof cases for the entire car to protect its interiors.


By following these tips, you can secure both your home and your car.

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