5 Things You Can Do to Make Your Home Safer

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When it comes to keeping your family and property safe there isn’t much that most people wouldn’t do. In today’s increasingly chaotic and dangerous world, homeowners need to take even more precautions to keep ensure their family and property are secure from everything from accidents to pests and from invasions to mildew and mold that can endanger you, your family, and even your pets. Below, you can find a few things you can do to make your home safer for you and the ones you love.

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Set Up a Monthly Pest Control Schedule

Residential pest control companies can help prevent the following pests from invading your home and possibly making your family sick or destroying the property itself.

  • Termites
  • Spiders
  • Roaches
  • Ants
  • Bed bugs
  • Rodents
  • Wasps
  • Mosquitos
  • Millipedes
  • Fleas
  • And many more

A reputable pest control technician knows which plan to use to rid your home from unwanted pests and prevent the pest problem from returning as well. Different pests can cause different problems for you, your family, and your property, so it’s best to leave the pest and insect maintenance to the professionals.

Take Safety Measures for the Pool

While everyone loves to take a dip in the swimming pool on a hot summer day, young children and other guests tend to forget pool safety. From pool safety nets to pool covers, it’s important for you as the pool owner to have a safe pool fence up that will keep young children and pets out of the area and less prone to accidents as well. Make sure that you do your research and find a child safety pool fence that is strong, durable, and capable of keeping the children you love safe when they are around the pool area.

It’s also important to keep an eye on young children when around the pool area as well. Other safety measures to take include no drinking allowed, only a few people in the pool at the time, and no running or diving in the area at all.

Install a Reliable Security System

One of the first things you should do when moving into a new home is to contact a reliable security system service to have a state-of-the-art security system installed. In a world, where there is a burglary every 25.7 seconds it’s more important than ever to have the peace of mind of knowing your home is protected when you’re away and that your family is protected when you’re at home. The security systems in today’s modern world make it possible to keep an eye on your home even when you’re not there, and that’s a huge relief to most homeowners.

Always Check Your Windows and Doors

While some of the precautions you need to take to make your home safer can drain your bank account, checking your windows and doors every night before bed is something that can be done for free. Make a habit of walking around the home before bedtime each night to check and make sure all doors and windows are closed and locked up tight.

Have a Plan

No matter how careful you are or how prepared you may be, it’s always possible that something can happen. Sit down with your family and have a plan in place for what everyone’s job is should the unexpected happen.

These are just a few of the top things you can do to make your home safer for you and the family you adore. Remember, having a plan in place is your first line of defense, the others are just extras for more peace of mind for you the homeowner and your property.

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LaDonna Dennis

LaDonna Dennis is the founder and creator of Mom Blog Society. She wears many hats. She is a Homemaker*Blogger*Crafter*Reader*Pinner*Friend*Animal Lover* Former writer of Frost Illustrated and, Cancer...SURVIVOR! LaDonna is happily married to the love of her life, the mother of 3 grown children and "Grams" to 3 grandchildren. She adores animals and has four furbabies: Makia ( a German Shepherd, whose mission in life is to be her attached to her hip) and Hachie, (an OCD Alaskan Malamute, and Akia (An Alaskan Malamute) who is just sweet as can be. And Sassy, a four-month-old German Shepherd who has quickly stolen her heart and become the most precious fur baby of all times. Aside from the humans in her life, LaDonna's fur babies are her world.

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Recently I am moving my house and this home improvement idea definitely on my list of DIY project for my new house. Thanks for sharing this great idea. Have a nice day.

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My parents have managed to modify the structure of their mobile home a lot, with no problems. There is a huge addition off the living room as well as one of the bedrooms, and my dad did it all himself.SZ Home Art

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I think the kitchen is the main splurge area. We tend to spend over and over for kitchen stuff even we don’t need them. Just the other day my wife bought the most costly removable backsplash tiles of them all.sz home art

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