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The Importance of Securing the Perimeter of Your Rental Home

The Importance of Securing the Perimeter of Your Rental Home
by Real Property Management Premium


If you have decided that renting is the correct choice for you, the next critical step is to think about how to boost your chances of securing your rental property.Home security in privately leased properties is a very serious matter. As a landlord, you want to make informed choices about the propertyyou are leasing.

In order to ward off crime, potential troublemakers ought to be stopped by successful perimeter security.  In fact, perimeter security is at its effective best when measures are in place even beyond the perimeter.

Viable perimeter security does not have to scream out “Police Zone!” and in fact is most effective when the intersections of lighting, architecture, landscaping, and camera systems and other technologies all integrate to maintain a pleasant, aesthetic presence on the property’s exterior while giving full proportions of wellbeing to those inside the facility.

Securing your rental propertywill enable you to rest better at night and allow you to go outside every morning knowing your assets are safe. The best security measures for a rental home can be portable, don’t require any permanent or severe changes to the home itself, and are quick and simple to install.


Home security tips for landlords and property managers

Secure Your Main Entrances:

Most entrance doors have deadbolts installed on them. In spite of the fact that you can utilize either a single- or twofold-cylinder deadbolt, it’s a smart idea to install a twofold-cylinder deadbolt as it is more secure. On the off chance that you have a main entrance close to a window, a double-cylinder deadbolt can prevent a thief from coming through the window and opening the door.To further secure your entrances from undesirable intruders, install solid wood or metal doors. Unstable wood or doors with windows can easily be kicked or crushed in. A solidly constructed door will guarantee that any potential thieves will experience serious difficulties overcoming.


Securing Windows:

Securing doors and windows is part of your legal responsibility as a property manager.While windows must be fitted with a mechanism which keeps the window from being opened from the outside, in many areas they don’t require a lock.However, in most cases, a burglar can easily crush a window and open the lock, and easily enter your home. A locked window with broken glass is harder to get through than a window that is opened.

Furthermore, you can also install window sensors that will sound an alarm if your window is messed with. Some will even send an alarm to your cell phone, so you know quickly when your rental property’s security has been breached.

Proper Lighting:

No robber wants a spotlight which uncovers their crime. Luckily, you can utilize motion-sensing lights to deter intruders from attacking your property. For the precautionary measure, install this security lighting near the main entrances of your home.Proper lighting can help to avoid crime.  Ensure your open regions and anteroom are sufficiently bright public areas and lobby are well lit at night.

Set Up a Security Camera:

Another property managementtip is security cameras. Need to know who’s at the entryway before you even open it — or without getting up from the lounge chair? Setting up security cameras at the front and back of your rental home can tell you know who is knocking or ringing the bell without compromising your security. The correct camera can even integrate with your cell phone and alert you in the event that somebody is attempting to access your home, even when you are not there.


To leave this security headache to someone else, enlist in the services of a professional Property Management company, like Real Property Management Premium. They will have all the necessary solutions in place for securing your rental property.

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