Home Security 101 - The Basics You Need

Every homeowner ought to know how to keep both their home and family secure. Burglaries are on the rise and protection against floods or fires can be useful too. You should keep reading to find out more about how to keep your home safe.

When you buy a new house, change the locks. You have no way of knowing how many folks might have keys to your house. Get a locksmith in right away. If you lose keys, make sure to do this, too.

Do you have an outdoor dog? This is where you can put your spare key. Hook your key to the dog's collar in a place that is shielded from view. This is an especially good idea if your dog doesn't like strangers, and gives you easy access to get in your home