Home is where the heart is. It is in our home that we try to find our own paradise; any and every comfort of the outside world seems to be a second fiddle to the comfort and happiness that we get in our house. We give in our best to make sure that our house is clean and beautiful. However it is equally important to ensure the safety and security of the house. A safe house is the key to a happy house. Certain points should always be kept in mind to ensure the safety of the house.
Implementing a few simple things makes the house safe and secure and relieves a lot of tension and worries of the owner.
- The architecture of the house should be designed keeping in mind the safety of the inhabitants. The design should be such that it becomes difficult for miscreants to easily enter the house or to break in very easily.
- The number of openings should be kept to a minimum especially at the ground floor level.
- The doors and windows should be made strong and there should be no compromise on the quality. This would ensure the safety and security by reducing the chances of thieves to break in.
- Care should be taken that the house is made resistant to natural calamities. In times of earthquakes or floods or disastrous storms, the house should be strong and give maximum possible protection to the inhabitants.
- Emergency services like the fire alarms, fire extinguishing systems, and emergency power should always be arranged for the maintenance of safety of a house. With these entire amenities one feels safe and tension free when living in the house.
- In the modern times of trouble it is always advisable to install security cameras in the house. This heightens the security of the house as any abnormal incidents can be spotted then and there and promptly taken action against. Security cameras also help one know beforehand if the person on the other side is good and gives the chance to be alert and inform the security officers.
- The kitchen area should be specially designed with smoke detectors and other such specialized devices. This ensures a safe cooking experience.
- Electric supply cables should be of the best quality and be well away from the reach of any fire.
- The floors should have an even finish and should not be either very slippery or very rough.