Your home should feel like one of the safest places in the world for you and your family. Unfortunately, there are lots of reasons why you might not feel safe. Here are some of the ways you can make your home feel more protected.

Reduce the chances of people gathering in front of your home:

When you’re in your home, you want to feel protected from whatever is going on outside your front door.

The only problem is if a group of people gathers outside your home, it can be extremely distracting when you’re trying to relax after a busy day.

Whilst it might be a harmless group of young people who have just chosen the space on the pavement outside of your home to socialize, it can still be extremely intimidating as a homeowner. Other than going out and asking them to move, which can often make the situation even more intimidating, it can often feel like there’s very little you can do to protect your own home.

Whilst you could install things like high fencing or even barbed wire and spikes around your home to discourage people from sitting on any low perimeter wall, they all look unsightly. Luckily there is an alternative. You can now purchase a small device that screws onto the side of your home and looks a lot like a burglar alarm box.

Instead of broadcasting a loud audible alarm, it instead works by emitting an alternating high-frequency tone which is irritating to young ears.

The great news is these devices, which can be purchased from, are only heard by younger people with more sensitive hearing. Whilst it will be irritating enough to make young people want to move away, you shouldn’t be able to hear it at all as hearing deteriorates as we age.

Protect your home when you’re out:

As well as making your home a relaxing place whilst you’re inside, it’s also important to protect your house when you’re away from it as well.

Whilst things like a good front door lock can of course reduce the chances of someone breaking in, it doesn’t make it’s impossible for a stranger to enter your home.

It’s also important to make sure other vulnerable spots like your windows and any back doors are securely locked at all times as well. Installing things like a burglar alarm and even CCTV can work as further deterrents. If a burglar spots these devices on your building, they’re a lot less likely to choose your home for any burglary attempt.

Prepare for accidents:

Prepare for accidents:

Of course, it’s not just criminals and anti-social behavior that your home needs protecting from. Accidents can also put your home and your family at risk of being injured.

Make sure you have smoke alarms installed around your home and regularly check that they’re working. In case the worst does happen, plan the best way to evacuate your home and make sure your whole family is aware of these plans.

Consider purchasing things like a fire extinguisher and a fire blanket, so you’re able to try and tackle smaller fires but only do so if it’s safe.

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