6 cheap, effective home security solutions

 Do you want your home to be security yet you are not willing to drop some cash or invest on something expensive? Well, you don’t have to worry anymore because there are a lot of steps that you can definitely try at home without spending too much.

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Using common sense is one of the best ways to prevent a home intrusion, Hsiung says. “You’d be surprised how many people leave doors and windows open when they leave.”

Even an open garage door invites a quick theft of whatever you store in there. If a thief sees a bike in an open garage, it’s an easy mobile crime to commit. “They come in by foot and take off on the bike,” Hsiung says.

Because some burglars case an area for a target, be discreet before leaving town on a trip, which could alert thieves you’ll be away. “If you’re heading to the airport, you don’t want to advertise it with your car trunk open, filled with suitcases,” Hsiung says. Instead, gather your suitcases indoors, and put them in the car all at once, closing the trunk as soon as you’ve loaded it.

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