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Tips For Protecting Your Home While on Vacation

Posted on July 8th, 2014 by Alert Protective

Going on a fun summer vacation? While you’re enjoying yourself in paradise, make sure your home stays secure. Follow these steps to protect your home while you’re gone.

  • Hire someone to cut your lawn while you’re gone
  • Stop your mail while out of town
  • Alert neighbors that you’ll be out of town
  • Consider hiring a house or pet-sitter
  • Don’t announce your absence on social media sites
  • Make sure you leave all doors and windows locked
  • Hide valuables from any line of sight and store in a safe
  • Use timers on lights
  • Don’t leave any notes on the door letting others know you’re out of town
  • Request a police drive-through in your neighborhood
  • Remove your spare key
  • Install a security system

 

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