Home safety tips
We all know that staying in South Africa comes with its own risks. However, even though we all know the risks and the different crimes that happen, many people still fall victim to the harsh reality of South African crime. Luckily there are a few means of precaution that has saved many people from a traumatic experience. It involves vigilance and having the right measures taken to help with any crimes.
The best way to ensure safety and security is to have a burglar alarm system in place and connected to a reliable security company. The more sensors and beams that are placed in and around the property, the more likely it is that the criminals will set off the alarm before they get a chance to enter your home, and assistance will be on its way. It is important to keep your doors and gates locked at all times. Criminals do not only strike in the middle of the night, crime has no time. Break-ins and robberies happen even during the middle of the day.
Be very aware of your surroundings at home and at work. Watch out for cars that could be tailing you. When entering your gate at home, first, park parallel to the gate to open it, this allows for you to easily drive away from an attempted hi jacking, whereas if you were parked in your drive way, the hi-jackers could block you in and you have no escape. Lastly, have a panic button with you that is connected to your home security system, so you can silently call for help in and near the home.
Getting a Security System
No crime is 100% preventable, however, having the right measures in place to ward off or at least delay the crime until the best form of assistance arrives. By having a trust worthy security company means that if you are not at home, they will be able to intervene and apprehend the criminals. There are so many things that can be done to secure your home; Guardarm Security offers a variety of safety and security services for your home and your family.