1: Lock your doors! The most fundamental of home security tips is of course to keep all windows and doors locked. When you leave the house it is crucial to make sure that a potential thief has absolutely NO easy access to you home, 15% of burglars will enter through an unlocked door, don’t make that mistake! When reporting a break in, an unlocked door can also affect insurance claims enormously, with some people being denied pay outs simply for because they left a door unlocked!
Whilst home security becomes more and more advanced, many people forget about the other roof that needs protecting – the shed! There is a whole other world of electronics and valuables in your garden that a simple padlock cannot defend. In addition, in most cases, the shed will hold all the tools a burglar needs to break into your home!