TIPS FOR SECURING YOUR HOME AND VEHICLE
Your first line of defence in home security is installing an alarm system and displaying the alarm company’s decal in a visible location. A home alarm can be an effective deterrent for thieves looking for an easy target.
Equip your entry doors with deadbolts and install outdoor motion-sensor lights. Trim shrubbery to eliminate hiding places for unwanted visitors.
Always Appear to be Home
An occupied home is a less attractive target than a vacant one. Any steps you can take to make your home appear occupied when you are away can help lessen the likelihood of a break-in.
Install timers to internal and external lights, and set TVs and radios to turn on and off in your absence. Stop mail service and ask a neighbour to take care of your garbage.
Put the Brakes on Vehicle Theft
Store your valuables, lock your doors, park in a lighted area.