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Winter safety for home

Follow our top 10 Winter Safety for home tips to secure your home
Winter safety for home

Follow our top 10 Winter Safety for home tips to secure your home

1. At home, always close your curtains at night as thieves may be tempted by items on display

2. Darkness makes it easier for thieves to operate, install outdoor lighting wherever possible

3. Hidden spare keys can often be found by someone who is determined

4. If you are going away on holiday this winter don’t forget to cancel the milk and paper before you go

5. Personal panic alarms are available for the times when you have to go outside in darkness

6. Put timer switches on your TV and lights so it looks like you’re at home even when you’re out

7. When heating engineers knock to enter your home for essential boiler maintenance & repairs always ask to see identification

8. Install a burglar alarm and make sure it is installed as a visible deterrent

9. If your home has a gas fire be aware that carbon monoxide poisoning is a real risk

10. Cyclists make sure that you can be seen in darkness, high visibility jackets and lights will ensure you are safe on the road

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