Is your home protected enough?
Safeguard your home with the SheerGuard SA Security Checklist

Priority
Have there been any break-ins in the neighbourhood recently? YES NO _____________________________
Do you have an alarm system with sensors inside your home? YES NO _______________________________
Do you have alarm sensors protecting the outside of your home? YES NO ____________________________
Do you have surveillance cameras monitoring your exterior walls? YES NO ___________________________
Do you have surveillance cameras monitoring your home? YES NO __________________________________
Do you have a company that monitors your home alarm system and/or CCTV? YES NO _________________
Do you have motion-sensor lights installed? YES NO _____________________________________________
Are your entryways and pathways well lit up at night? YES NO ____________________________________
Do you have watch-dogs? YES NO ______________________________________________________________

 

Secondary
Have all your doors been rekeyed since you moved in? YES NO ____________________________________
Do you lock all doors at night and every time you leave the house? YES NO _________________________
Do you have any exterior wall signs that state your home is monitored? YES NO ______________________
Do you have keyed deadbolt locks installed on all of your doors? YES NO ____________________________
Do you have secondary locks on sliding glass doors? YES NO _______________________________________
Do you store your ladders and tools in a locked garage or shed? YES NO _____________________________
Do you trim your trees and bushes to avoid any unwanted hiding places? YES NO _____________________
Is your home’s exterior well lit? YES NO ________________________________________________________
Is your street well lit at night? YES NO _________________________________________________________
Does your neighbourhood have a watch program? YES NO __________________________________________
Are you part of the watch program? YES NO _____________________________________________________
Do you know your neighbours across the street and on all three sides of your home? YES NO ____________
Do you leave a house key under your door matt? YES NO __________________________________________

If you suspect a burglar trying to gain access, remember to always keep outside lights on and inside lights off, burglars get nervous when you have the upper hand.