If someone comes to clean your home, only give them a key if they're trustworthy. Anyone you give the keys to your home to should be unarguably honest. All references should be checked. If you are using a cleaning firm, make sure it has an excellent Better Business Bureau rating.
Does your canine stay in the yard while you go out? If so, you can use your dog to hide your spare key. You can attach your key to your dog's collar in order to keep the key hidden. This is very effective if your pet is afraid of strangers; therefore, burglars are not very likely to notice the key.
The fist thing you'll need to do for home security is to get new locks. Whether an old roommate left or a