We target certain windowsAntoha713/Shutterstock
A good security company alarms the window over the sink. And the windows on the second floor, which often access the master bedroom-and your jewelry. It’s not a bad idea to put motion detectors up there too. While you’re at it, you should memorize these tricks to outsmart criminals, too.
We aren’t scared of a little rainpinkomelet/Shutterstock
It’s raining, you’re fumbling with your umbrella, and you forget to lock your door-understandable. But understand this: I don’t take a day off because of bad weather.
We try to come off as politeoscarporras/Shutterstock
I always knock first. If you answer, I’ll ask for directions somewhere or offer to clean your gutters. (Don’t take me up on it.) (Here are some secrets a home security installer won’t tell you.)