Securing your space: Safety tips for your home

by Lena and Rich Benenati 04/02/2023

Person at home with their dog

Homes are places often associated with safety and comfort. However, it’s still essential to remain vigilant and be aware of ways to keep your home secure and protected. With some best practices for home safety, you can feel more secure and confident in your own home.

Guarding against intruders

Thousands of cases of home invasions are recorded yearly. However, rest assured, there are ways to protect your home from unwanted guests. Consider installing a home alarm system. It can alert you of unusual activity on your premises. 

A home security system may come with cameras, motion sensors and smart locks. You can cater your package to your needs. 

Work-from-home safety tips

While working from home, it can be easy to get wrapped up in multitasking work duties with home duties. For example, you may be working from home and decide to cook. Installing smoke detectors is a great way to be alerted if something stars burning. 

Many smoke alarms will also alert you in carbon monoxide is present in the area. Also consider purchasing a fire extinguisher. This way, if a small fire breaks out, you can quickly and safely put it out before it spreads. 

Safety hazards to watch for around the house

If you have kids or pets, watch out for sharp objects. Cover sharp corners to reduce the risk of accidental injury. Make sure all electrical cords are stored away and unreachable. 

Home safety may seem tedious, but is well worth it. By adding extra security, prepping for potential dangers and planning ahead, you can keep your household safe. 

About the Author

Lena and Rich Benenati

Lena and I have been helping our clients buy and sell real estate since 2002, marking over 26 years of combined market experience! We will earn your trust by utilizing proven marketing strategies, certified professional negotiating skills, and targeted technology. Add to this our local market insight and consistent follow up, and it adds up to a great experience for you! A family owned and operated business, we strive to be your trusted adviser, helping you navigate the home buying and selling processes. It is our mission to combine our extensive experience and superior customer service together with a positive attitude to ensure that you enjoy your buying or selling experience. Our customer service extends beyond the sale, providing you with useful information regularly and connecting you with the resources you need, when you need them. This is why an exceptionally high 80% of our business is referred to us by our past clients. We look forward to exceeding your expectations, in English or Spanish as you desire. Lena & Rich, a team you can trust, for everything real estate.