Safety tips for your home | Western Cape Government

Safety tips for your home

  • Make sure that your gates, garage doors and windows are closed and locked when you're home and when leaving the house.Home owner setting house alarm for safety.
  • If you have an alarm system installed, ensure it's connected to an armed response company. 
  • Remember, any open window, no matter how small, creates an opportunity for potential house breakers.
  • Don't leave handbags, car keys and valuables in plain sight or near an open window.
  • When leaving your house for an extended time, have a neighbour or family member watch your house.
  • If possible, set your indoor and outdoor lights on an automatic timer.
  • Try and vary your daily routine.
The content on this page was last updated on 8 September 2022