5798 Ogeechee Rd, Savannah, GA 31405

Safety Tips for your home for rent in Savannah, GA

Security is an important part of life and for every time you are away from your home for rent in Savannah, GA, your mind should be at rest that your things in your home are safe. However, keeping your things safe is not all about keeping them in your home; there are safety measures to take. What then, are the safety precautions that you should put in place when keeping your things in your home for rent in Savannah, GA safe?

1. Lock everything, every time.

You should not only always lock your doors; you should keep your windows and patio locked too. Some thieves will not bother to pick the locks on your doors. They will look for other openings and entry points in places where you do not pay attention to. Ensure you check all your windows before you leave your home for rent in Savannah, GA or go to bed at night. For every time you are at home, have your door secured with a deadbolt.

2. Keep your valuables out of plain sight

If a stranger or burglar gains access to your home, they should have a hard time locating those valuable things you have such as pieces of jewelry and other things of value. Do not keep your things in spots where they can easily be seen through your window or door. When receiving packages, do not receive them at your home. Use the leasing office so you can go and pick it up at any time instead of having them dropped at your front door.

3. Put up a home security system or make it look like you have one

From alarm systems, security cameras to motion detectors, a security system is a valuable addition to your apartment for rent in Savannah, GA. You can also put up a decoy security system by buying fake security cameras and putting them around your home where they can be easily spotted. In addition to this, you can put a sign up which says that you have surveillance cameras around your home.

4. Always be at alert

Burglars, thieves and criminals take their time to scope out their targets. Before a thief breaks into a home, chances are that he or she would have spent time around the home to know how best to carry out the act. Anytime, you notice strange people and movements around your home for rent in Savannah, GA, notify your neighbors and inform the authorities. You can call 911 for emergencies or inform your community's courtesy patrol for non-emergency situations.

At The Slate Apartments, we want to make sure every tenant in our homes for rent in Savannah, GA is safe with their families and properties. Call 912 298 7000 to start the process.