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10 ways to prevent breakin in residential apartment

Is Condominium and Service apartment considered the most secured place to stay? The perception has change after many security issues crept up in the past. Most of residence are not aware that the are staying  thief within their condominium. This thieves are mostly tenant that moved from one apartment to another just to make a living by breaking into apartment units.

The property management and residential association are fighting to reduce such crime but unable to. We are suggesting the 10 ways to prevent breakin in residential apartment.

  1. Residence association or committee should check the background of the new tenants to their building
  2. Add more security cameras in the emergency staircase and elevator.
  3. security guards patrolling at each residential floors. Get the security guard to use guard patrolling device so their patrolling are monitored.
  4. Select a security in-charge person among the residence  in every floor or alternate floor. Form a security sub-committee with a purpose to know the tenants at their floor,  volunteer  to patrol at a few floors.
  5. Access control for emergency door and elevator. Remember the fire department or Bomba restrict you from putting the access system at the emergency doors. You can still get an approval from Bomba if you can add glass break exit button at the emergency door . Also connect the exit sensor to the fire control panel so it releases the door during fire.
  6. always make sure the security patrolling routes is changed from time to time. A predicted patrolling are always not good. never let the criminals to study your activity.
  7. Property Manager should send a welcome letter to a new tenant simply to tell them that the management knows their existence.
  8.  Introduce security apps for gated community or form a WhatsApp group to keep the community informed about suspicious activities.
  9. To inform the management if the residence is going away for long holidays so the management can get the security guards to do their patrolling more often in the respective floors.
  10. Unit owners can set up their alarm to call their security hotline number like CMS in case the alarm goes off.  Security guard is the best person to attend the CMS call during panic.

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