Don't tempt a thief
lock your garden sheds and garages.
curtains on garage and basement windows.
leave notes on your door such as "Gone shopping"/"Out
Locks... Get the best
lock, regardless of its quality, can be truly effective. Key-in-lock
knobs provide minimum security. Ask a locksmith for advice on your
locks immediately if your keys are lost or stolen.
moving into a new home, have all locks changed.
adequate exterior lighting. A motion-sensitive light is recommended
trees and shrubs so that they cannot be used as hiding places for
sure your door hinges are on the inside.
outside grill-door or collasible gate with locking-arrangements for
the entry doors would effectively prevent, even forcible entry.
door and window combination (mostly kept in main entry) the nearest
shutter of the window if opened, gives scope for un-locking main
door by inserting hand etc.,
of cross-bar inside would strengthen security.
should not be visible from outside like pad-locks-keep, in built
adequate interior lighting to simulate presence of inmates.
not leave keys of almairahs conspicuously.
windows can be pinned for security.
a 3/16" hole on a slight downward slant through the inside window
frame and halfway into the outside frame-place a nail in the hole to
secure the window.
are vulnerable since they are fixed to the frame by screws. Fix
them in the walls through the window frame.
grill or cross-bars similar to windows to prevent entry.
Drainage & water pipes
not keep gap between wall and pipe to prevent scaling..