1. Upgrade your home’s defense
Investing in the protection of your home is also an investment in your community. When you install a comprehensive home security system, you’re not only dissuading invasions at your place, but you’re also helping to keep possible burglars out of your community. Luckily, contemporary smart homes supply more security measures than what you had in the past. You can have smart bulbs automatically illuminate - a fantastic choice when you’re not home - and even check video surveillance feeds straight from your phone. Some outside surveillance devices and doorbell cameras even have built-in preventive measures to ward off prowlers. Aligning your home to a round-the-clock monitoring staff is another important measure and provides a swift response if an emergency situation arises.
2. Your neighbors are integral to your community - get to know them!
You may be amazed by the number of people who truly aren’t familiar with their neighbors. Forming a support system within your area is important. You’ll be able to perform tasks for one another, like bring in the mail on trips, look after pets, and even report odd occurrences. Some neighborhoods may run their own social networking site. Be sure you’re connected, as this is a excellent way to stay in the know about what’s taking place in your area.
3. Don’t neglect your property
There’s real value in having pride of ownership, but maintaining your home and its surroundings has a safety element too. A neglected yard could be inviting to would-be intruders, as it conveys you might be lax about your home’s safety as well. Additionally, untamed trees and shrubs near access points can produce unwanted hiding places. Keep your yard well maintained, and think about using video cameras to keep close watch of your surroundings. Combining your surveillance with motion-detecting lights is another fantastic idea.
4. Avoid sharing too much on social websites
You don’t want to attract unlawful activity by sharing too much information on social networks. Never publicize that you are going to be out of town, as you don’t really know who’s going to see it. Alternatively, keep these details confidential with close neighbors and loved ones who will be watching over your residence.
Do your part to keep your Lincoln neighborhood safe with a Vivint smart home
Now that you have a couple ideas on how to keep your Lincoln neighborhood safe, it’s time to act. Call (402) 545-5763 today to discover how you can improve your home’s protection. A skilled Vivint team member is standing by to help you customize a state-of-the-art smart home.