There are many ways to make your homes burglar proof without breaking your banks. Here below are some of the ways in which you can make your homes safe and secure.
Install the SIM locks:
Not only the security locks are advanced but the amateur thieves are also smart enough now. They can easily open the smart locks no matter how advanced they are. So in order to be secure in anyway, pick-proof your dead bolts. To hold the dead bolts firmly in their places, install the SIM locks. But this only works for the dead bolts that are in vertical in position.
Reinforce heavy strike plates in your doors:
Heavy-duty strike plates and the long screws give your entry doors an additional strength. If your door’s strike plates are old and are not that much reliable then buy the new one and reinforce it in your doors. If you have these strike plate hardware installed in your entryways, you are secure from a greater harm.
Secure your Patio Doors:
Patio doors are easy to pick. Placing a heavy-duty steel rod in the door track will make the patio doors close but it looks inconvenient to place and remove the rod every time you want to open or close the door. To avoid this all there are the advanced foot locks by Andersen windows. These foot locks fastens the bottom of the doors and its bolts are stuck in the grommet hold the door with tight security.
Installing inexpensive window alarms:
Burglars hate noises so these small inexpensive alarms disturb their activities and thus they run away. These small security alarms are wireless so you need to worry anymore. So if you have any window that you feel is an easy escape for the burglars to get in then place these small alarms on those windows so that you get to know about any uneasy activity of the outsiders.
Install Small Safes on the walls or floors:
Now you don’t need to buy the expensive huge safes to secure your items. The small and smart safes are here to protect your valuables from getting stolen. These safes are starting from $100. Buy them and install them in the walls of your rooms or in the floors. After installing it properly cover it with the wall hanging or the floor mat so that burglars don’t have an access to them.
Get the Lock Box for the spare keys:
Hiding the extra keys under the entry door’s floor mat or in the plant pots nearby is a risk. People are smart. So they know where the extra keys can be. So it would be smart if you get the tiny lock boxes. They are only of $12 means not that costly but is very helpful. So screw the boxes anywhere outside the homes and put the spare keys in it and lock the box. The box will not open from anyone who doesn’t know the box opening password. So it’s totally safe.
These are few of the ideas that you can reinforce in order to be safe and secure and they don’t cost you much. If you can’t afford the advanced high tech security systems then you surely can use these ideas for securing your homes to a greater extent.