Winter is a popular time for families to escape the frigid chill of the northeast to warmer climates. Or, if your family is a fan of the snow, it may mean that it’s time to head into the mountains for a ski trip. Either way, homes and businesses are often left unattended during the cold months and susceptible to burglars and vandalism. It’s important to be sure that you’ve taken every precaution to make sure everything is exactly how you left it when you return.
How do you secure your home or business during winter vacations?
While we all get excited about family vacations and trips to tropical destinations, posting this information in email and voicemail outgoing messages or on social networking pages only allows criminals the opportunity to find out when you won’t be home.
Prior to leaving, make sure that you have contacted a family member or someone you trust to keep an eye on the house every few days. Also, take the time to contact your security company to ensure that your system is in proper working order.
Remember to check batteries and electrical plugs for smoke alarms and appliances. If an appliance is not necessary, unplug it while you’re away.
Finally, consider storing valuables in a safe place such as a bank safe deposit box or at a relative’s home.
Home and business security systems not only provide you the peace of mind you need while spending the holidays with loved ones, they can also protect you and your family in the event your home or business is targeted.
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