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August 22nd, 2013 by MichiganLiving Being Secured in Your Rented House: Security Tips and Tricks

It is the dream of everyone of us to live in a safe house. This is why it is best that you choose a perfect area for your house for rent. However, it is still a must that you carry out some precautionary measures in order to make your rented home as safe as possible. Here are some tips that you can try.

Home Safety

Install various sensor lights at home.

These days, there are outdoor lights which will light up once it detects any motion around the house. It is highly recommended that you install this type of lights in your garden, garage and of course, near the gate. A lot of people tend to place these lights in every corner of the house. However, experts say that this should be placed on key areas only.

Install smoke detectors and have fire extinguishers ready.

Of course, fires are unexpected occurrences. That is why you must always be ready for it. By placing smoke detectors as well as fire extinguishers in your home, you will surely be taking a big step in the right direction. This is one way to help ensure that the lives of your family members are safe and sound. Smoke detectors will warn any one in the house if a smoke is building up in a certain area of the house. In this way, you can act accordingly in the fastest way possible. On the other hand, fire extinguishers can help in preventing the fire from spreading in your home. It will certainly help prevent further damage in your home.

Trim tree branches around your house for rent.

These days, houses for rent are designed with various decorative trees around it. This is to make the house look a lot pleasing and welcoming to the eye. If your house for rent is like this, it is a must that you allocate some time in trimming the branches on a regular basis. When you do this, you will keep it off your power lines. Plus, this can also lead to minimal damages in your home. Of course, you do not have to do it on your own, you can always seek the services of a professional tree trimmer.

Utilize covert cameras.

These days, almost all houses for rent are equipped with a spy camera. However, it is up to you to install it and connect it in the PC you have at home. By doing this, you can get to have a good look at the outside of your home without actually having to go out. The best thing about this is the fact that you can take a good look at the previous recordings during the time you were not at home.

The tips given above are proven safe and effective. Carry all these out and help save your life and your family members’ as well.

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4 responses to “Being Secured in Your Rented House: Security Tips and Tricks”

  1. […] Here are some of the things that you should keep in mind to ensure security and safety in your rented home. […]

  2. Jenn says:

    Such an important issue. We can never take too many steps to secure our home. Thank you for the tips. I’ll be sharing this post with my husband.

  3. I live in a rental house. We have plenty of smoke detectors, as you can hear when my oven spills start smoking. There is actually one in every bedroom, too.

  4. Crystal says:

    Feeling safe is essential. Great post!

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