Living in this times has arisen the need of security more. Security was always a concern but in recent terms, the need has escalated. According to Office for National Statistics, there is a burglary every 2 minutes in United Kingdom. With time, the need for smart locks has increased. People are opting for remote locks to ensure security in homes, buildings and offices. A lot of people stay in separate apartments or share rooms with someone. In such situations, home locks are important and keep a lot of pressure off your shoulders. But is burglary the only important thing you should worry about? What other things to make sure before leaving your house?
This article gives you a checklist of the things to make sure before leaving your house. No matter if you live alone or with someone, this can be of helpful of you? Take out your pen and paper because you’d want to write it down.
If you love to cook on a daily basis, that’s good for your health. But, it can also sometimes cause a mishap. Just sometimes. People can forget to turn off the gas stove in haste. Which can be risky. Checking your gas stoves, water heating systems and internal heating systems is very necessary.
We can all agree that we are surrounded with keys all the time. Car keys, apartment keys, locker keys. Taking care of keys can be stressful specially if you carry a huge work bag. Who has time to go through a whole bag when you reach your apartment after a long day? And worst? You forget your keys in home and you find out after you lock the apartment. What’s even worst? You forget to lock your home in the first place. Or you drop your keys somewhere. These can be solved with a smart lock. No need to go through the trouble again.
What’s essential is different fro every person. For you, it could be your sunscreen. For someone else, it could be lip balm. Figure out what your essentials are and pack them in a small bag. You can keep that bag in your work bag. Make a checklist of what you might need the whole day. This might include moisturizer, extra cash, glasses or any such thing.
Do yourself a favor and pack an emergency bag. Keep bandages, extra cash, pins, thread and medical kit in it. Ensure to refill the bag every time you use something for it. If, God forbid, you run into an emergency, you’ll be ready. You won’t be running around finding an ATM. And you won’t need to run to the pharmacy if you have a headache.
Paper money is getting out of fashion to be honest. Everyone is shifting to cards or credit and cash is out of business now. But that might not be the smartest move. What if the ATM near your place is down? Or you forget your card at home? What if you need loose change? Anything can happen so you should be ready for anything. Always have some extra cash with you. It can be liquid asset. Understandable. But if you keep a track of it then it can be convenient to you.
No one goes anywhere without their phones. With our everything transferred to phones, we are chained to them. Willingly or unwillingly. So might as well just keep them in check. Charge your phone the night before. You won’t miss out on anything if you don’t use your phone in bed. Keep your phone full charged. One other thing for added convenience is to have a power bank with you. Even if you don’t get the chance of charging your phone, n problem. Because you’ll have your portable charger. Bull’s eye!
This checklist is not the final one and might differ for different people. Depends on the place and situation you live in. Go through your day in your mind and make a list. Add it to the list of things to make sure before leaving your house. Check it every morning and live an easier life.