A safe home is the best place you could ever live in no matter how big or small your house may be, because it what should matter most and be considered first for every home owner and for every person that plans on getting their own house. The world can pose a great threat to a person, but if your house is well secured against natural forces and calamities, and human factors, then you can say that your house is already enough to withstand those factors. But if you think that there are things that need to be improved, then start with these ones.
Windows are very important when it comes to letting the sunlight and air go in your house, it also provide aesthetic to the overall facade. But it can also become an entry point of those factors. By installing right insect screens, you are able to keep insects away from entering your house wherein these insects could pose a threat to you and your family, especially if they carry along with them viruses that be fatal to the human health.
By having magnetic screens, you can easily place these on your windows without the hassle of boring through the edges. It also adds privacy which will make it difficult for onlookers to check the belongings inside your house.
Be sure that you have a stock pile of sand bags in your garage or anywhere in your house, especially if you are in a flood prone area. Floods can damage almost everything in your house, which will make you cost a lot for reparations and replacements. Reduce the flow of flood going through your house with sand bags to assure that the damages brought about it is also reduced.
If your area gets hit by large typhoons and hurricanes then you should have the all the necessary equipment to keep everything in place. It is important that all doors and those that have hinges are secured, strap your roof frimly in a secured part or area to reduce the chances of it being blown away, and add storm shutters on windows and all other parts of the house that are made out of glass and exposed outside to lessen cracking or breaking, and have additional reinforcements to your basement if you ever use it as a safe room.