Essential Security Tips Every Woman Should Know
This selection of tips focus on exposing women to some of the critical tips they should consider especially in a case where one lives alone. This section considers the fact that about one in every ten women live alone and hence the need to know of some of the safety tips she can use towards being safe. Living alone is not bad bearing in mind that it empowers a woman and at the same time allow her to keep her schedule and manage her time. Even while living alone comes with empowerment, this selection recommends proper safety to anyone living alone. With that in mind, this selection exposes you to some of the top safety tips you would need to consider in ensuring safety in your home.
It is always wise for one to consider having a printed list of emergency numbers. One tends to think of calling as the first thing any time he or she is faced by an emergency. It would be unfortunate in a case where you tried to access emergency numbers with no much success. This selection mention some of the numbers you may need to consider listing as emergency numbers. You may need to have medical emergency numbers, poison control, police emergency numbers, family and friends who live nearby as well as your phone number. You would also need to have the car repair, local tow, your landlord, the insurance company, electricity as well as any other pertinent number. It is also recommended that you have the list strategically situated just in case there is an emergency.
Safety alarm apps are better than making a call and tend to alert the emergency person even without being loud enough to alert the perpetrator. You would need to consider conducting a thorough inspection especially on windows and doors to make sure that you are safe.
You may consider a stun gun, a wasp spray, pepper spray or a baseball bat. It is also essential to remember that a fire extinguisher is also a very good weapon even when it also serves the need whenever there is a fire.
It may also be wise for one to consider extra lighting the home in question. While turning off lights tend to save energy, leaving some extra lights with blinds on tend to create an illusion that the house is inhabited by multiple people especially at night. It may be critical to consider installing motion-activated spotlights in a case where you feel that having lights throughout the night is not necessary. You would also need to consider installing security cameras to monitor your home whether you are in or not. You would also need to make sure that you are well prepared for natural disasters.