Home Security Tips Checklist:

Here are some things to consider when locking down your Arvada, Westminster & Denver home!

The majority of all burglary related crime is a crime of opportunity not planned targeted robberies.  The idea is to make your home, garage and vehicle a harder target and less appealing to burglar due to risk.  Below is a list of tips and things to consider.

  • Home Security Tips ArvadaLock your doors and windows.
  • Install pin locks (secondary) on 1st floor windows.
  • Secure ladders & tools so they can’t be used to get in.
  • Get an alarm system, there cheap and make noise.
  • Cut back bushes & cover from around your home.
  • Install motion & landscape lighting, eliminate cover.
  • Install deadbolts on all exterior doors.
  • Reinforce exterior door jambs & hinges.
  • Install 3m security film on easy access glass openings.
  • Hide your security pin pad so the make/model can’t be seen.
  • Get a dog that barks!
  • Get signs (alarm, dog, gun, crazy owner).
  • Get a safe.
  • Don’t leave envelopes, money or notes taped to the door.
  • Install tracking software on laptops & other electronics.
  • Take your name off the house/mailbox!
  • Install wireless security cameras & send to the cloud.
  • Check the garage door emergency release is secured with a zip tie.
  • Don’t leave keys lying around.  Install a key lock box secured to the wall.
  • Install a peep hole in all solid exterior doors.
  • Install a metal security door with a locking knob and deadbolt.
  • Check the sliding glass door!  Install pin lock & 3m security film.
  • Lock your vehicles or park in the garage.
  • Install 3m glass security film on vehicle glass to stop smash and grab.
  • Install lighted large house numbers.
  • Have a trusted friend check daily on the house & get the mail when away.
  • Don’t announce your going away on social media!
  • Check your social media’s privacy settings for all members of the household.
  • Install “property marking” tags on valuables like TV’s, computers, iPad…
  • Know who comes and goes including your contractors help.
  • Install WiFi or App controlled light bulbs, so you can turn lights on and off.
  • Get a doorbell camera system.  Burglars are known to knock to see if your home.

Every property is different give me a call for a quick chat about your Arvada home security.

I serve the Colorado cities of North Denver, Arvada, Wheat Ridge, Westminster, Lakewood & Thornton.

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About Thomas Bowman Jr

For more than 20 years I have run my own home repair & handyman service. I grew up near Valley Forge Pennsylvania, graduated in 1991 and attended plumbing trade school. In 2018 I will be 45 years old & self employed over 20 years. Put my 20+ years of experience to work for you!

As a second business I promote a vacation club in Mexico. They offer a 5 night all inclusive stay to families and couples to attend their timeshare presentation. I have access to three 5 star and one four diamond rated resorts. See all 4 all inclusive timeshare promotions here.

PS. I have collected thousands of videos (YouTube) and pictures (Pinterest) related to the Cancun Coast from Isla Holbox to Tulum! I love to build websites and took these videos/pictures and grouped them by fun thing to do! It's worth a peek if your thinking of a Mexican vacation anytime soon.

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For more than 20 years I have run my own home repair & handyman service.  I grew up near Valley Forge Pennsylvania, graduated in 1991 and attended plumbing trade school.  In 2018 I will be 45 years old & self employed over 20 years.  Put my 20+ years of experience to work for you!

As a second business I promote a vacation club in Mexico.  They offer a 5 night all inclusive stay to families and couples to attend their timeshare presentation.  I have access to three 5 star and one four diamond rated resorts.  See all 4 all inclusive timeshare promotions here.

PS.  I have collected thousands of videos (YouTube) and pictures (Pinterest) related to the Cancun Coast from Isla Holbox to Tulum!  I love to build websites and took these videos/pictures and grouped them by fun thing to do!  It's worth a peek if your thinking of a Mexican vacation anytime soon.

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