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Moving to a New Neighborhood? 5 Tips to Keep Your Family Safe
Posted on August 17, 2017 11:01 AM by Max Video
Categories: Home Security
Moving to a new neighborhood can be an exciting time but it's important that you take the time to consider how best to keep your family safe. The unfortunate truth is that your family may be much more vulnerable to home burglaries, especially during the first few months of living in a new place. 
 
If you've got family safety on your mind, you've come to the right place. Here are a few essential tips to help prevent your home from being burglarized and to keep your family safe. 
 
Work with a home security camera installation service
 
If don't have quality home surveillance systems installed on your property, your entire home is going to be at risk of being burglarized. Although the stereotypical burglary happens in the dark of the night, research has proven the movie tropes wrong. According to the FBI, most burglaries actually occur during the day: between 10:00 AM and 3:00 PM. Home surveillance cameras can pickup any criminal activity going on during the daytime or nighttime and help you and the authorities catch the burglars. Consult home security camera installation service companies and keep your family safe. 
 
Build a relationship with your neighbors 
 
When you move to a new neighborhood, one of the first things you should do is say hello to all your new neighbors. If you and your family keep to yourselves when you move in, your neighbors might just assume you're private people and leave you be. This is fine for the most part, but it's a much better idea to be friendly with your neighbors and build relationships with them so they keep an eye on your property as well. 
 
Research crime rates and crime history in your area  

You should also get online and do some research about that particular area. If there are relatively few burglary instances or very low crime reports, great. But if you notice a repeated pattern of home burglaries, you might want to be extra careful. 
 
Pay attention to any suspicious activity going on in your neighborhood
 
Always keep an eye out on your street to identify any suspicious people lingering. Simply walk to the front door every once in a while and peak out your windows a few times a day to survey the area. 
 
Consider building a fence and having large bushes outline your property  
 
Even something as simple as a small fence or having bushes outline your property can prevent criminals from burglarizing your home. It's much harder to look inconspicuous climbing over a fence or stepping through bushes than it is walking through a yard. 
 
Make sure you keep your family safe by any means possible. Work with a professional security camera installation service to fully ensure your property is always being monitored and your family is secure. If you want to learn more about home security camera installation services or business security cameras, contact Max Video Systems today. 

 

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