Burglars must be cat people, because they do not
like dogs. While adopting a dog will cost you more than $12 in the long run, adopting instead of buying can be as cheap as free depending on the shelter. If the shelter charges an adoption fee in your area, check out classifieds to adopt from owners looking to get their pet to a good new home. If owning a dog is completely out of the picture- it shouldn’t keep you from putting up a “beware of dog” sign or even leaving a dog bowl in the back yard. Intruders are likely not to take any chances if there is even a hint that a dog may be home.
7/13 Fake Security Camera
Upgrading your home security knowledge is not just free- it’s one of the most important pieces of the puzzle. Situational awareness is paramount in keeping your home secure. Knowing your risk is an important step in preventing home invasions. Clarity, and calm under pressure are important if an intruder makes it inside your home. Protecting yourselves and your loved ones is top priority, and knowing how to handle yourself is something you should practice. Prepare today for what is possible tomorrow.
The Final Word
Hopefully at least one of these 13 home security upgrades is worth your time considering. If not, it is always good practice to review your home security plans and equipment for weak points. Staying in touch with local police or neighbors to be informed on current crime activity is also important. Stay safe and stay ready.