“Your home is considered a sanctuary where you should feel safe. Your home is the only environment where you have control over who can get close to you or your family. Protecting your home and family from criminal intrusion should be high on your list of priorities.”
Part of prepping is making sure your home is secure now so your prep, as well as your family, is safe and secure. As your stockpile increases the threat of robbery becomes all too real. All it takes is the wrong person seeing you load up your guns for a day at the range to get a thief more than a little interested in what else you have in your home.
Instead of leaving things to chance or relying on an alarm system, check out these cheap yet effective home security tips below to keep your home safe and secure while making sure you have as much of your budget as possible to use for your prep.
1. Use Timers For Your Lights
If you were an intruder and you were looking for a house to break into, would you choose one with the lights on or off? Even if you’re just out for the night, if that’s the night someone is looking to break in and your lights are off, you’re sending a signal that it’s all clear to come in.
For as little as $12, you can get a timer like this one that features multiple on and off times. Now even if you’re not home you can still…