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The Best Improvement You Can Make To The Home? Your Diligence

The Best Improvement You Can Make To The Home? Your Diligence

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It doesn’t matter how fancy your home is, or how amazing the interior design is – if your house isn’t protected – it could all count for nothing. Porcelanosa tiles and curved ultra high definition television sets are amazing, but not if your home isn’t secure. Why is that? Well – it is obvious. The foundation of any home is security – the idea behind the home is the exactly the same. It is a place to keep your family safe and secure from the troubles, worries and threats of the outside world. That can’t happen if flaws and negligence leave the home open to the outside world. It’s not just the threat of burglary though – houses and buildings fall apart over time. If you sit around and are unwilling to fix issues, you will be helping your house fall apart and you won’t be making it a safe place to live at all. Especially if structural issues appear and rot, mold and pests invite themselves into your home.

First – let us focus on security. What are some of the best ways to keep your property secure? Well, lock the door! Criminals love it when you leave things up to chance because it means the property will not be secure, at all. An unlocked door is a twist away from being opened – you know that, right? So why leave it unlocked? A lot of burglaries happen this way and they will become untraceable since the door was opened and no brute force method of entry was used on the site. Other ways to protect the home? Securing areas of entry, stowing away valuables and providing alarm systems. These act as preventative measures and deterrents – the best thing to do is to stop a criminal consider creeping into your house. Let us not live in fear, though. Property crime decreased last year by a small percentage, so on a mathematical basis you are less likely to be burgled this year than the year before. Burglaries are down by three percent, so your home is automatically safer than ever before. That is good news, but you still shouldn’t leave things up to habit and as society gets safer we will be less dependent on keeping our house safe – but right now it is a huge responsibility.

If you don’t do anything with your home, it will fall apart. This might mean the floorboards creak or the doors get stiff. It also might mean that walls get shaky, leaks rot wood or that you get univinted guests that can harm – rats, bugs and mold. You need to be proactive with household maintenane – or employ someone who is. It doesn’t matter how good looking your home is, if you do not care about keeping it in great condition, it might fall away within a number of years. Spot issues and work on getting them resolved so that your home, and money, does not go to waste.

Homes are getting more and more stylish in the modern day, but that doesn’t mean we get a break when it comes to safety and security.  You can buy a lot of upgrades and improvements, but none are as valuable as you willingness to be proactive and your diligence.

Naomi Isted
Editor in Chief, Naomi Isted is known as The Ultimate Lifestylist to her readers and viewers. She is a TV Presenter and Columnist. Ranked in the Top 100 LFW Social Media Influencers AW14 & SS15, Brand Ambassador for Pears Soap UK. Her Celebrity beauty TV Series currently airs to 27million homes on Physique TV in UAE, previously on Wedding TV in the UK. She brings fashion and beauty advice to her readers and viewers on a daily basis. She is Fashion and Beauty Columnist for Herald Scotland and has a Fashion and Beauty Bridal Blog for HELLO. She can usually be found attending celebrity fashion and beauty events in and around London and sharing the latest fashion and beauty trends with her readers.

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