As a home owner, the protection of your valuables and personal safety is be a top priority. Protecting your home can be easier than you think! With some preparation, you can make your home safer without spending much time or effort. Here are 3 ways to make your home safer!
Make sure you have at least one smoke detector installed on each floor of your home. The smoke detectors should be regularly tested to ensure their functionality. Changing batteries in smoke detectors is as easy as changing the when change your clocks! Also take a few moments to draw up a planned fire escape – and involve the whole family! A smart security system from Security ONE can even monitor smoke detectors. That’s like having an extra set of eyes and ears on your home even when asleep or away.
Take a walk through your home and take note of any areas that are likely to cause slips, trips and falls. Look for and repair any loose wires, rugs, cluttered floors or dimly lit stairwells to maximize your family’s safety. The most common cause of injuries in the home is falls, so don’t overlook this simple tip. Once your home hazards are eliminated, you and your family will feel more at ease. If you or a loved one is at risk of falling, ask about our GPS medical alerts!
Reduce Access to Water Sources
Water is one of the most dangerous things in your house. If you have young children or pets, water is even more dangerous. Don’t leave your kids or pets without supervision. It takes only an inch of water for an infant to drown. Improve your security plan by updating your security system with a water leak detector or flood sensor. This will help prevent small leaks from becoming pricey floods.
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