Make time to secure your home

Securing your home with Commodore Homes

When building your new home, it’s easy to get swept up in the excitement of the design and forget one of the most important elements – home security. But securing your home should be a priority, and will not only give you peace of mind when you’re not at home, but will add extra value to your home.

Commodore Homes steps us through how to ensure your home is secure, so you can rest easy knowing you and your family are safe.


Consider adding bright lighting and motion sensors to deter burglars. If criminals are casing potential target locations, they will be easily spotted.

Easily check-in on your home

Have you ever left for work and forgot to close the garage door? With a smart home system from MyPlace, you can check in on your home.

Out of office

So you’re off on a well-deserved holiday (you lucky duck!), with smart devices you can vacay with the peace of mind that your home is safe. You can turn your lights on and even play music to deter burglars.

Keep intruders out

Including security windows, doors and locks in your new home is an easy way to protect your home and loved ones. Depending on the suburb you live in, adding extra security may even provide you with the opportunity for additional government rebates. It’s a no brainer really.

Be careful on social media

We all love to share our memories from holidays, but consider sharing your photos when you return home, you never know who’s watching.

Safely store your deliveries at any time

We all love online shopping and know how annoying it is to miss your parcel. But with smart devices you can collect your parcels when you’re not home by talking with your courier to let them know where to safely store your delivery. You can even open and close your garage door for them to place your package safely in the garage!

Keep valuables out of view

This may be an obvious one, but it’s a good reminder! Keep valuables out of sight before you go to bed and when you go away on holiday.

Spare keys

Always leave spare keys with a trusted person.

Feel safe when you get home at night

We know how daunting it is to come home to darkness. Using the MyPlace app, you can open your garage door and turn the lights on so there’s no need to fumble in the dark looking for your keys.

You can’t put a price on peace of mind, and home security is just that.

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