When it comes to the safety of your home and everyone inside it, sometimes minor adjustments can make all the difference. A little change here and a little extra maintenance there may dramatically increase the safety of your family and the home you reside in. Below are four quick tips to improve the safety of your home:
Install Smart Locks. Smart Locks can be locked and unlocked remotely using a smart phone. This is not just convenient: it can help you make sure that your house is locked when you aren’t home, ensuring the safety of your home.
Extra Exterior Lighting. A dimly lit house can be a target for burglars during the night hours. By installing outdoor lighting around the premise of your home, you can shine a light on potential intruders and keep your home and belongings safe.
Smoke Detectors. Fires are a major threat to your home and everyone inside of it. Making sure you have properly installed smoke detectors, with good batteries. Typically, your smoke detectors need new batteries every year.
Keep a Fire Extinguisher on Hand. It’s always a good idea to keep a fire extinguisher near your kitchen. Make sure you are prepared to use it at any time. Stopping a fire before it spreads saves lives and property.
Protect Children From Outlets. For some reason, small children like to try inserting metal objects into power outlets. It’s incredibly dangerous. Child proofing your outlets is an important way to protect them, as well as your home.
We hope these quick tips help! Finally, by insuring your home you can protect your physical house, the belongings in it, and even the friends and family who come to visit. Learn more and get a free quote today from your trusted TVC Insurance agent.
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