Essential Security Tips Every Woman Should Know
To any woman who lives alone, it would be essential to consider reading this selection as it will be exposing some of the safety tips he or she should have. Bearing in mind that about one in every ten women in America live alone, this selection is essential in making sure that women living alone are safe. It is a fact that living alone empowers a woman and gives her freedom to use her space and keep her schedule. However, living alone also calls for one to be careful about his or her safety as you will read in this selection. This selection exposes you to some of the tips you may need to consider in your keeping your home safe even as you live alone.
It is always wise for one to consider having a printed list of emergency numbers. It is normal for one to first think of calling any time there is an emergency. It would be unfortunate in a case where you forget the important phone numbers you desperately need. In this selection, you will note some of the numbers you would need to both save in your phone as well as print them. You may need to have medical emergency numbers, poison control, police emergency numbers, family and friends who live nearby as well as your phone number. Local tow and car repair, the insurance company, your landlord, local hospital, pertinent work numbers, electricity, water or even gas. It is also recommended that you have the list strategically situated just in case there is an emergency.
While safety alarm apps are best when traveling or commuting alone, they are also a good choice for a woman living alone. Whether you live alone or not, it would be wise to consider changing locks and repairing doors since you do not know whether your previous resident turned in the set of keys.
In a case where an intruder breaks into your home, you may need to consider having a weapon for self-defense. It is also essential to remember that a fire extinguisher is also a very good weapon even when it also serves the need whenever there is a fire.
It may also be wise for one to consider extra lighting the home in question. Having several rooms with lights on tend to make any intruder assume there is more than one person in the home in question. It may be critical to consider installing motion-activated spotlights in a case where you feel that having lights throughout the night is not necessary. It would also be wise to consider installing security cameras whether you are always in the house or not. You would consider hiding some at the entry point that will give a clear view of the intruder.