The coronavirus pandemic and the lockdown that we’ve all faced over the last few months has changed the way that we live in dramatic fashion. For the first time in generations, many of us have been forced to stay indoors for long periods of time, unable to go to work, to visit family and friends, to go out for a meal or for a cup of coffee or even just a stroll in the park. What this has meant is that there has been a greater focus on what we do at home, including receiving deliveries at a greater rate. Whilst this has been a good thing in some ways it has raised awareness of home security issues, such as who to trust at your front door. Here, we take a look at how to keep your home safe during the pandemic and lockdown.
There are a few different ways you can improve your home security, and lockdown has been the perfect time to re-evaluate it. Whether you have been working from home or furloughed and just spending all your time at home, the time has allowed for everyone to take stock of things and get on with DIY projects and improving the home. The things that always get put to the bottom of the list usually.
If you have been ordering more deliveries at home, one way to seriously improve your home security is to install a smart video doorbell. These can be installed easily on your own, acting as an alert just like a normal doorbell, but with the function of allowing you to see who is at your front door, and two-way audio to allow you to speak to that person. When you consider current social distancing rules this is fantastic. It allows you to keep your deliveries coming, know that they have been made, and keep everyone safe in the process.
Now is also the time to look at other aspects of your home security. It could be the perfect time to buy and install a brand-new smart home alarm system, or to put together the CCTV on the exterior of your building. With everyone being at home constantly, if you have children and animals, window restrictors and nightlatches provide a breath of fresh air without compromising security and allowing unlawful entry into your home.
Finding a specialist supplier of home security products is always the first thing you should do when looking at improving your home security solutions. Lockdown has been an incredibly challenging time for all concerned, but it has allowed us to think more clearly about the things that we do and how we do them. Are there ways in which you can improve your home security? Has lockdown provided you with other challenges of security issues that you have had to address? Now is the perfect time to be looking at new ways to bolster your home security, and with CCTV, video doorbells and brand-new smart home alarms, you can have that peace of mind that you are doing everything you can to stay safe at home, during lockdown and beyond.