How safe is your home?
by Staff
Your home should be your safe haven, not a place where you have to worry about burglary and break-ins. Take this quiz to see if your home is up to snuff.

You should keep your shrubs and bushes:

  • Blocking windows for privacy
  • Trimmed below window level
  • No shrubs and bushes whatsoever

How does a locking mailbox work?

  • You and the mailman have a key
  • You have the key and the mailman uses a slot
  • You have to let the mailman into the mailbox

Which door is a burglar most likely to use to break into your home?

  • Back door
  • Front door
  • Garage door

Where is the best place to leave a spare key?

  • In a hide-a-key rock
  • under the doormat
  • with a neighbor

When you're on vacation, how should you leave your blinds?

  • In their normal position
  • Closed
  • At half mast

What is the smallest screw size that should be used to secure a dead bolt lock?

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

What information should your mailbox contain?

  • House number
  • Last name
  • both

What is the safest kind of glass for your windows?

  • Laminated glass
  • Tempered glass
  • Milk glass

Which windows are the least safe for your home?

  • Double Hung
  • Louvered
  • Casement

You should always leave the following information on your answering machine:

  • Your name
  • Your phone number
  • You should keep the volume turned down so no one can hear any of the information.