When planning the security measures for your home and family, it is worth taking some extra time to determine where each of your family members could potentially be security vulnerable in your home. We all react differently when it comes to our safety and we all have different needs. By considering these for each family member then you are really going to get the most of every security measure that you implement.
Lets take a look at the security needs for the children. Many families have children that come into different age groups. For the little ones they are usually monitored closely both within the home as well as when outside. Little ones are very trusting and often don’t sense the dangers that can come with opening a door to strangers. It is not uncommon for them to run to the door and open it willingly when a knock comes to the door. This can be easily rectified by having good security locks on the door that out of reach for the little ones. This way you can correct them about opening the door without knowing who is there without them putting themselves in a precarious situation.
For the teenagers there is a whole different selection of potential security threats. At this age hopefully they realize they shouldn’t open the door to strangers. Often this age group spends a few hours home alone after school and this is where their security concerns may require the most attention. By having to disarm the security system when they arrive home from school it not only provides them with the protection of the home being secure but it also allows them to form the habit of relying on this type of safety system. One habit the youngsters have is not locking the door behind them when they arrive home, or opening the windows wide open. In this case you can ensure that you have the type of locking systems on the windows that only allow them to be opened to a certain degree.
For the adults in the home you not only have the responsibility of providing the proper security for yourself and your family but for the belongings in your home. By assessing your vulnerability in your home you can address these.
There are still two groups of family members that may need to be considered. These are the seniors or handicapped individuals. They each have special needs and there are many security devices that can be utilized to give them extra security protection.
Finally lets not forget our pets. They are precious family members too, and many of the security measures that you implement for the members of your household will benefit them as well.
Let Pre-lock security do a free assessment of your home security needs so you will know for sure that there is nothing lacking in your home security safety.