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February
2019
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5 Ways to Make Your Home More Secure

When it comes to protecting your family and home, it can be easy to overlook a few preventive steps. Properly securing your home is one way to prevent burglars from making your home a target. Keep these steps in mind to protect your home.

Close the Curtains

Most burglars peer through the windows to look for things to steal and to detect if someone's home. Always keep curtains closed when you're not home and use caution leaving them open when you're inside.

Install A Security Camera at the Front Door

Many burglars break into residences through the front door. When faced with a security camera at the front door, burglars are likely to think twice. Choose a security camera that can be monitored with a mobile app.

Light Up the Exterior

Burglars don't want to be seen. By illuminating your yard and entryways, burglars are less likely to target your home. Based on your needs, you can install outdoor lighting that's motion-activated or turned on at specific times, like dusk.

Keep Doors Locked

Even if your neighborhood is considered safe, leaving your door unlocked puts your home and family in jeopardy. Burglars will often check if your home's doors are unlocked. Keep your doors locked at all times, even when you're inside.

Install A Home Security System

Homes without a security system are more attractive to burglars. A home security system can help reduce the risk of a break-in. EMC Security can help you choose the best security system for your needs and budget.

For home security systems, video camera, and smart-home options, contact EMC Security at 770-963-0305 or visit www.emcsecurity.com.