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The Importance of Securing the Attic Often overlooked when getting anxious on home security, the attic can be one of the very vulnerable areas of your home. There are various reasons behind why the attic is quite vulnerable to intrusions and many of such can be easily protected. The problem is that an average family won’t consider securing their attic until such would be too late. Also, the attic is left unsecured and this is also viewed to be a place that is hard to gain access to. This can lead to danger because of the reason that any thief with the chance can readily identify a home which has an easy access to the attic. The first thing that you need to do is that you must protect the security of the house and be sure that there is only one access to the attic and this is by the actual home. If there are doors, external entryways or windows at your home, this could be under serious threat for intrusion. You have to contact a professional to seal the opening that would lead to the attic and have the right secure ventilation system. Though there are same buzzers and motion detectors which are used on the other areas of the home, it is very hard to secure the openings that are actually high off the ground. Due to this, it is an excellent thing that you seal the problem off from the start. There are many homeowners that make the mistake of leaving the external access points like the garage, the storm doors, the basement as well as the entrances to the crawl spaces wide open. You must keep in mind that using a simple padlock is as good as leaving the property’s front door open as this can be knocked off easily by any average person on the street who is an experienced intruder or thief. Make sure that all the locks are of topnotch quality and that they are being accessed from the inside of the home. As much as possible you have to seal off the entrance and make another alternative entrance which is only accessible through the actual home.