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Tips for home safety in 2020

Maintain adequate home safety

One of the most significant safety considerations that accompany homeownership is potential security threats. These range from fires, floods, loss of power to invasion. Decrease the chance of these tragic events occurring with regular home safety maintenance by having a security alarm and door locking system employed at your home.  Avoid fires with the installation of smoke and carbon monoxide detectors in your home.

When going away for long periods, avoid sharing on social media when you’ll be away.

Have the necessities

Ensure that your home has all the typical emergency response items in an easy-to-access location. These items include:

  • A first aid
  • Medicines for common issues such as upset stomach or colds
  • Emergency numbers for contacts, doctors, hospitals
  • Anything else that may be necessary for the unique needs in your home

Encourage safe habits

Maintaining safety in your home starts with having open discussions and encouraging safe habits. Talk about safe habits and teach your family that security is a critical practice.