Home Safety




• Fix grills on windows and glass paneled doors.

• Keep side doors pad locked and main door bolted.

• Don't allow any stranger to enter your house, when you are alone without finding out his    identity.

• Beware of persons coming to your house under the pretext of repairing/selling goods,    conducting meter readings etc

• Use slam-shut locks instead of pad locks. Install magic eye and safety chains on doors.

• Look through the magic eye and ensure the door chain is secure before opening the door to a    stranger.

• Leave a light switched on when you go out of town. Inform your neighbours about your absence    from your home for a long or short period.

• Insure all valuable properties like VCR, TV etc.

• Mark valuables with an identification number like your Ration Card, Passport or Aaadhar Card

• Install an alarm system and learn how to use it. Monitor your alarm system and arrange for    guard response. Stow away ladders and stools.

• Make your home appear lived in. Don't keep huge amount of cash and ornaments in the house.    Use bank lockers.

• Don't sleep near an open window during the night.

• Don't disturb the scene, if you notice theft in your house, wait for the arrival of police    otherwise it will lead to tampering of evidence like fingerprints, footprints etc.

• Don't wear heavy ornaments while travelling alone.

• Don't open your bag-containing valuable like cash and ornaments, while travelling in public    places.

• Don't go alone with cash and jewelry during the nighttime.

• Do not record a message on answering machine telling people you are on holiday or away.