Essential Tips to secure real estate during summer season

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Summer is here so as the summer holidays. Summer does welcome much excitement with it, but the sense of fear also increases. Of course, everyone wants to open all windows of the house to that fresh summer breeze fills all rooms. However, one thing to remember is to protect your home during summer time.  It is essential to upkeep the house from the direct sun-rays, which destroy the exterior of property. Even if you close all windows during nights, the warm weather is a warning for the valuables in the house. 

It is important to keep the home secure and safe in all seasons. Dark nights during winter pave the way for thieves while empty homes during summer holidays are undoubtedly risky. Some simple tricks and tips will deter burglars. Utilize them and keep your property safe. 

  1. Installation of lighting

Make a wise decision of lighting surely sway the typical intruder. Presence of motion sensor lights outside the home will give a better vision of the area and will act as an alert for unknown visitors. The light illuminates automatically especially when someone tries to deter or lurk nearby the property.

  1. Keep the property secure

Remember that uneven bushes give complete coverage to the burglars. It provides them space to hide while broken gates, holes in fences enables easy access to the property. So regular check and active security patrols would be peace of mind for the tenants and eliminate the consequences for potential criminals.

  1. Change the locks

Yes, everyone knows the universal rule of locking that each lock owns three keys. So, count the keys you were given. Fewer people, having access to the home is a good thing. Paying attention to every little security detail is important and adds extra security to the house. If you feel the need to change locks on the doors, do not give a second thought to your decision.

  1. Make efficient changes
  • Speed bumps in parking help a lot to deter people who do not belong on the property.
  • Replace the broken locks to ensure complete safety.
  • Change the burnt lights to eliminate darkness.
  • Broken windows give a strong signal to criminals and enable them to have easy access.


Taking care of protective measures will surely help you all year. Property managers know the tactics to keep the property and tenants safe all time. Do not forget to share the useful knowledge with your friends.

If you’d like to talk more about the value of inspections, or you need help with Everest Property Management, please contact us at Everest Realty.

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