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5 Ways To Protect Your Home

Did you know that a burglary is estimated to occur once every 18.2 seconds? Every household wants to ensure that their homes are safe and secure, but when hear that you have a 5 in 1000 chance of being robbed, you could feel a little uneasy. Well, feel assured that there are ways to protect your homes from home invasion.
Installing Motion Sensing Outdoor Lights
Image of the house lights on to protect your home

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One way to protect your home is by keeping some of the exterior lights on when you are away from the house or asleep at night. If a Burglar is targeting a home in the dark, they would like to choose the one that doesn’t luminate the house they are trying to break into . Also, if you install exterior lights, neighbors will be able to see the home invader and call for help
Securing the front door

Image of the Front door being secured by a wireless video doorbell to protect your home

The most common entrance point for a burglar is the front door. However, there are additional measures you can take to fortify this entry way. You can install deadbolts or add additional locks to prevent burglars from getting in through force. You can also install a wireless video doorbell to notify your smartphone when a burglar is at your front door or capture a footage of what the burglar looks like.
Befriend a Neighbor
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Besides locking the doors and closing the windows, there are additional things you can do to secure your home better. You can have a neighbor lookout for your house. In fact, 45% percent of Burglars who took a research survey stated that one of the most effective deterrent of home invasion are seeing neighbors. One thing home invaders try to avoid is too much attention, so if you have vigilante neighbor lookout for your home, it can deter away a lot of burglars. 
Get a Dog
Image of a protective dog to protect your home

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There is a reason why these companions are man’s best friend. They play with us, they are loyal to us, and they protect us. Dogs can be effective in protecting our homes as 50% of burglars have stated that they deter away from a house with a dog present.
Have surveillance in your home

Image of wireless security camera on a desk to protect your home

 

Most home invasions occur during the daytime when we are at work or at school. Therefore, it is important that you have some sort of surveillance system to protect your home. You can install a home security system or outdoor motions sensors. If you do not have the budget for that, you can also purchase a smart home security camera with motion sensors that will notify you through your smartphone.

 

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Olive & Dove Inc makes Smart Home products. Our first product is RemoCam, a Smart Home security camera. Our second product is RemoBell, a wireless video doorbell. We strive to deliver best quality product and software with smart, intuitive, and caring technology.

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