Is Your Property Secure Or Could It Be An Easy Target?

It's sad though true that the home you bought and cherish is seen as just another easy source of income to a common thief. You really shouldn't ignore, specifically with today's ever widening disparity between rich and poor, the number of people out there who covet your property. You can't predict when an enterprising thief will spot your home and think, "Now, there's some easy pickin's..." The trouble is, a good number of homes will look like a good opportunity to at least a few criminals. However, you, as the homeowner, can be deprived of everything you love and cherish. Fortunately, there are several basic things you can do to minimize the likelihood of becoming a victim.<br><br>You have locks on your doors and windows, obviously, but do you actually have any idea how good they are? The requirement for good quality deadlocks on your exterior doors, and secure window locks, is obvious, and it's a good idea to get expert advice in this area. The idea is to do everything you can to keep unwelcome visitors out. It's also a good idea to secure your home in such a way that it's quick and easy to set if you must leave quickly. When you're confident concerning your home's safety measures, give some attention to how secure any outside sheds and/or garages may be. Items including garden equipment and cycles are rich pickings for the thieves.<br><br>A more costly approach, though well worth the expenditure, is a state-of-the-art, electronic home alarm system. In cases where there are two properties side by side and one has a highly obvious alarm system, which house do you think a burglar might choose. These days it is possible to have what is known as a monitored security alarm which means that there is a central control that is manned 24 hours a day and they will take action on any alarms that are set off. You are able to kick your security up even another notch through installing a <a href="http://www.homesecurityarea.com/1540/trying-to-keep-your-house-protected-from-intruders/" target='_blank'>CCTV system</a> (closed circuit television system), if your budget allows, since these are more expensive.<br><br>Keeping thieves out of your property with an evident, high quality alarm system is fine, but you also need to make it a whole lot harder for would-be crooks to ascertain exactly what valuables you have, and where they're kept. It helps to clear away your valuables from obvious view, like going so far as to align things so you influence what is visible through your windows. Determine if there's a good way you can make it tougher for a prowler to access the back of your house from the front. Security lamps fitted to the front and the rear of the house are also a deterrent, as many thieves operate under the cover of night. What burglar wants a nice, brilliant light shining on him as he endeavors to break into your home?<br><br>Finally you will have to decide how many precautions you wish to take and by taking some of these <a href="http://www.homesecurityarea.com/1540/trying-to-keep-your-house-protected-from-intruders/" target='_blank'>simple security steps</a> you can ensure you do not become an easy target.

View of Backyard-Home Security & Waste Disposal

Looking at my backyard got me thinking about home security. I'm in need of ideas of ways to protect my house now and in the event of a collapse or disaster. I also talk about my waste disposal plans.

LDSPrepper's video about waste disposal
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MYR2UB_QBgI

Compost Toilet video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lCzklDp83Ck

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