Practical safety tips to help survive a home invasion

Practical safety tips to help survive a home invasion Can you, at this very moment, close your eyes and recall a heart-stopping moment you experienced? A car accident, a medical emergency, being victim to a hijacking or an armed robbery? When you were shocked cold, your veins turned to ice and your mind simply froze. Possibly, you couldn’t even move. You couldn’t function, didn’t know what to do next, couldn’t remember a single digit of an emergency contact number. It was horrifying, wasn’t it? Home invasions are sadly a daily occurrence, but it doesn’t mean that you can’t be prepared. Read through some of these safety tips to help make sure you’re not helpless during a home invasion. 1. Control…

Keep your home safe

How to keep your home safe and less attractive to burglars

The main way to keep your home safe is to make it look less attractive to burglars.
Install a visible intruder alarm system, burglars do not want to be seen or heard
Don’t leave your keys or ID documents within easy reach of doors, letterboxes or windows.
Close and lock all doors and windows.
Lock garages and sheds so garden tools and ladders cant be used to break into your home.
Keep side gates locked and wheelie bins stored behind them.