Everyone knows the basics of home safety, but oftentimes simple things are overlooked. Here are some tips to keep your family and your home secure from burglars according to Readers Digest

If your front entrance contains decorative glass, install your security keypad in a spot which is not visible from the doorstep. This way, burglars will not be able to peer in and see if your alarm is set.

Keep car keys next to your bed while you sleep. If you hear a suspicious noise and suspect someone is trying to break in, press the Panic button on your key ring. The car alarm will sound, and the burglar will have no choice but to flee the scene.

If you cannot afford a security system, buy an alarm or patrol service decal to place on your front door. While an accomplished thief is not fooled, decals may deter a less-experienced thief from entering.

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