Sure, you want to feel safe in the distance from your car to your apartment home and once you’re inside or away, you don’t want to have to worry about break-ins. There are many things you can do as an apartment dweller, from affordable home security systems to light timers to commonsense (but sometimes forgotten) safety practices.
Homeowners have the option of hard-wiring traditional alarm systems, which you can’t do when you’re renting an apartment. Technology to the rescue! There are wireless home security cameras that you can install without the bother of invasive installation and monthly fees from a security company. (Check with your apartment management to make sure it’s OK before you install anything.)