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Home Improvement  /  September 13, 2022

Home Security Ideas to Consider After Moving In

After dealing with paperwork and inspections, you’ve finally moved into your new home with your family. You might ask yourself, “What’s next?” Apart from the numerous boxes you have to unpack and decorating decisions you have to mull over, you’ll also want to take several steps to ensure your home’s protection. 

Get Friendly With the Neighborhood

You won’t have to meet everyone around your block, but you should at least consider getting to know your new next-door neighbors. They can indirectly help prevent any theft or intrusion into your home property, so it helps to introduce yourself to let them know that you’re new and recently moved into the area. This is also the perfect opportunity to walk around your neighborhood and familiarize yourself with the surroundings. This can be done a few days after moving in, and you’ll soon learn the daily routine of everyone you see around your home. This will help you become more aware and prepared in case you spot anything suspicious or out of the ordinary.

Add More Lighting to Your Landscape

Outdoor lighting can do more than just keep your property lit during the evenings. They can also deter any type of vandalism or burglary attempt that may happen at night. Make sure you have lighting around the outdoors – near the garage, landscaping, patio and even along pathways. This is also recommended so that you or a family member won’t stumble unexpectedly around the yard and sustain an injury.

Install a Home Security System

One of the best ways to keep your family safe and your belongings secure is to have a monitored home security system installed. For instance, the system can be armed when you’re away to call the police if a burglary is attempted in your home. They can also alert you if anyone tries to enter unexpectedly. If you are not sure where to start, you can always turn to Handyman Connection® of Mason. Our team is ready and available to handle all your home security installation needs.

Whether you need help installing motion detectors and other security equipment or tackling a kitchen or bathroom upgrade, you can always count on Handyman Connection of Mason to get the job done right the first time. Our team of professionals will complete your project with utmost care, quality and customer service. Give us a call at (513) 733-3777 to request an estimate. You can also fill out our convenient contact form!

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