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Women Safety- A Topmost Priority While Searching for Home

Posted by Balaji on November 9, 2020
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Are you searching for your dream home?  Then you might already have rounded up a

list of important tips for home buying. We always tend to give higher importance to

factors such as construction quality, amenities, accessibility, interior design, the utility

of space, etc. But the level of safety that the home offers is another very important

factor that must not be overlooked. In a swanky home, there is no point in living if it is

not safe for members of your family. You must ensure maximum safety for your family

when you choose a home to buy.

Since time is changing, and women are facing more threats today, the safety of women

is of utmost importance. So while searching for a new home or flat, you need to

consider several aspects that would determine the safety of women in your family.

Here are some important home buying tips to ensure women’s security in your new

home.

 

Location:

Certain areas in the city may have recorded higher crime rates. So, before you decide

to purchase a property, it is better to do thorough background research about the

neighborhood. Factors such as robbery history, chain snatching incidents, ample street

lighting, etc. can be considered. It is better to choose a home that is located in the

midst of many other buildings and housing facilities than to opt for an isolated

property. This will ensure a high amount of activity of people, keeping the space all the

time vibrant and secure.

 

Hi-Tech homes:

A tech-savvy home has become the need of the hour in today’s times. And no, we’re

not talking about a WiFi-enabled home! But if you want to ensure the safety of your

family members, especially women, homes that are fitted with the latest security

features such as fingerprint sensors, CCTV cameras, burglar alarms, etc. are ideal.

 

One should look for homes that come with such modern safety facilities or have

provisions to modify. You should also ensure that the residents of the home are taught

how to use these features for their own safety, whether it be your little daughter or

your elderly mother.

 

Opting for Good Gated Community:

Staying in a good Gated community, be it an apartment or a villa will help you provide

ample security to your family. Today there is a huge demand for gated communities in

metro cities since it provides a sense of security, safety, and privacy which makes it

live a civilized life in society. It also ensures active and vigilant ground personnel along

with CCTVs to make sure that their residents remain safe all the time. They prevent

the entry of salesmen or other outsiders into the residential blocks making these gated

community homes the best options for those seeking safe homes for their families.

 

Securing entry and exit points:

If you are staying in an independent home or a flat on lower levels, it is necessary to

secure each exit and entry point. It is advisable to install balcony grills and secure door

locks to ensure that your family is safe.

Apart from barring intruders, you must also ensure the safety of children and elders by

installing balcony grills that are good enough to prevent any accidents. If your home

has glass doors or large windows without grills, don’t forget to take measures to

secure them. Using thicker quality unbreakable glass and a sound locking system can

be considered in these situations. 

 

A friendly neighborhood:

While searching for a home, it is better to look for a good neighborhood or an

apartment with friendly residents. If you have a close-knit community of friendly and

welcoming neighbors around you, it will be an added advantage. So, choose a home or

flat where you will be blessed with caring neighbors who can watch out for each other.

The security of women deserves a high degree of priority in our country, and that

should start from a safe home. It makes a lot of difference to a home that is safe for

its residents and helps us lead a peaceful and happy life. We hope the above points will

help you select a safe home for your family.

 

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