The home should be a sanctuary, Everyone should have at least one place where they know they can sit back, relax and not have to worry about a single thing. However, not everyone is so lucky – for many people, what was once their safe haven, becomes a source of anxiety, stress and bad memories,  after they are broken into or when an accident takes place.

If you want to avoid the home, you love so much being turned into a place you no longer like, here are some simple ways to make your home safer

Lock all Your Doors and Windows

You should always lock your doors and windows before you leave the house, even if you’re just going to the convenience store on the corner, or to speak to a neighbor for a few seconds because it literally only takes a few seconds for someone to illegally enter your home.

Install Home Security

If you can afford it, buying a home security system from, is one of the best things you can do to keep you and your family safe when you’re at home, and your possessions safe when you aren’t. It is also a great way to increase your peace of mind.

Remove Mold

You might think that that patch of mold in the bathroom is unsightly, but did you know that it’s also a health hazard? Regularly breathing in mold can cause a number of health conditions, including skin irritations, chest problems, and sinus issues. It can also worsen conditions like asthma and allergies, and some types of mold, if you’re exposed to them for long enough, can even be fatal! So, if you notice you have mold, hire a professional, like the ones at, straight away. The last thing you want is for the experience in your home to be soured by medical issues.

Install Security Lights

Security lights, like the ones at, which turn on whenever someone walks up your driveway or gets too close to your home is a great way to deter burglars and an even better way of ensuring that you don’t slip, trip or fall on the way home from a great night out when it’s dark outside.

Speaking of lights, it’s also a good idea, if you’re going away for a while, to fit timer switches on your indoor lights, so that they welcome periodically giving passersby with ill intentions the impression that you are actually home. 


Decluttering your home isn’t just a good way to ensure that your place looks prettier than ever, it’s also a great way to minimize accidents and injuries. Think about it, when there’s a place for everything and everything in its place, you’re less likely to trip over errant toys; your baby won’t be in danger of picking up a deadly button battery, and chances are you won’t be buried under a stack of fallen over magazines anytime soon!

With just a few simple changes your house can be, well, it can be as safe as houses!