As a homeowner one of the things that you might dread the most is the possibility of somebody breaking into your house. You don’t spend a long time saving for a deposit. Then choosing a property and securing it only to have somebody ruin your hard work and invalidate your insurance. Your home should be your castle and there shouldn’t be any threats to your property. Except that we don’t live in a world where threats are impossible.
The very idea that our home can be undone by somebody we don’t know is terrifying. And while you have access to things such as insurance to pay out if somebody breaks in, an emergency locksmith to redo the locks when they’ve been broken, and the authorities who can help you to get back to normal. The psychological effects of a break in can be harder to deal with than anything else. You deserve to have a safe home. And as it stands in this day and age, a safe home is a smart one. Using the power of technology, you can create a house that is completely protected and guarded against low tech threats such as a break in. Here are some of the ways that you can protect your home in a smart way.
UTILISE SMART LOCKS
Use smart locks. With digital locks, you can connect these to your security devices and your phone. So if there’s an unexpected intrusion you’re going to know about it. Everybody has the right to feel safe and secure in the home in which they live, and knowing that you can shut the lights off and lock the doors is a comfort every day. Having multi level security is going to help you with that.
CCTV AND CAMERAS
A second set of eyes. If you want your home to be smart in its security measures, then you need to have a second set of eyes on things at all times. Ring cameras and internal can help you with this. But you can also get plenty of help with a security system in the form of motion detectors. If somebody attempts to break into your home, you will be alerted to this as soon as possible and your smart home can react to the unwanted presents. They can do this with alarms that are directly linked to the police. And your phone which will send off a signal to let you know that somebody is in your home that shouldn’t be there.
SMART HOME TECHNOLOGY
Make sure to update your technology. As with your computer at home, you need to keep an eye on the updates that are available for your smart home technology. If you don’t update it properly, you are going to be more at risk. Hacking has never been more prominent for businesses. But it’s also the case for homes. A lot of trouble can be caused with somebody that has a keyboard and a malicious intent. And you can defend yourself against this. Making sure that all of your smart home devices are running on the latest software and security software is a top priority.
Rochelle | Adventuresfromelle
Good old-fashioned burglar bars and padlocks are another great option too. It’s almost unheard of to not have burglar bars and grills in Jamaica
You’re so right. Keeping it simple. Something like that is a great deterrent to potential burglars!