Before you go out on vacation it is important to make sure your home is well secure. The holiday season is risky and many break-ins happen during these times but don’t worry we are here to help your to protect your property and with some planning in advanced we can make sure that your home is safe and secure during the holidays.
Create an Illusion of someone is still in the house
One way is to create an illusion of occupied house by using smart light which have the possibility to remotely turned on and off or to set up a timer for them to work automatically.
Avoid talking about your vacation on social media
It is highly recommended not to share information about your vacation in Facebook or Instagram because it could invite thieves to your home. Use privacy settings on your social media profiles to allow only your friends see your post.
Have someone check your home
Ask for a friend or a family member to come and visit your home regularly, give them a key so they can check your home and collect your mail.
Secure your valuable items
Make sure to store any valuable items like jewelry and cash in a safe, this extra security measure will ensure these items will be safe if any disaster happen.
Be ware of fire damages
Before you leave for your vacation it’s a good idea to unplug all electronic devices and shut off the main water supply.
Call a locksmith
Call a locksmith before you leave to check all your locks and it could be a good idea to upgrade your door and window locks to make sure your home is secure.