Dec 14, 2018

Tips to Protect Your Home While on Vacation

It is important to protect your home, especially when you are going on an extended vacation. It is believed that the Christmas period is the peak season when burglars tend to invade most homes, but taking a smart decision by contact Smart Locksmith, can ensure that your home is upgraded, and you will have peace of mind when on vacation. Here are some smart tips for protecting your home while on vacation;

Make it seem like someone is at home

Make use of a timer to bring on lights in some parts of your home and create an illusion there is someone around. You can also keep a car in your driveway to act as a deterrent to potential burglars. 

Do not announce your movement on social media

Social media can be a fun way of communicating with the rest of the world, it can also become an opportunity for burglars to monitor your movement. You can make use of the default privacy setting on your social media profile to avoid broadcasting your vacation to some unscrupulous individuals. When your privacy setting is active, not everyone will see the details of the vacation details you shared. 

Arrange for someone to check into your home occasionally

You can arrange with a trusted family member, neighbor, or associate to check by occasionally. In this case, you need to hand a copy of your key to them. They can check whether your light comes up with the aid of the timer, and they can also help to collect your mail or even perform some lawn maintenance. You may have to give them your contact just in case there is an emergency. 

Always keep your valuables very safe

Valuables like jewelry documents and heirlooms can be very sensitive items you need to protect while you are on vacation. Make sure these valuable items are locked inside a fire-proof safe, this should be an added security measures that will keep the valuable items out of reach until you return. 

Reduce or eliminate the risks of accidents

It is important to unplug any non-essential electronics, while you are on vacation. It is also important that the water supply is turned off. All perishable items in your refrigerator must be eliminated. taking all these precautions will help prevent accidents and messy situations. When you turn off the main water supply, you can prevent leakages and some other plumbing issues that may occur while you are away. 

Though you may not be able to prevent your home fully from burglars, these tips can help reduce the risks to the barest minimum. You may want to contact Smart Locksmith to inspect your door and window locks especially the external windows and doors, to ensure they are in good working condition or to upgrade if such locks wouldn’t be capable of securing your home. Smart Locksmith technicians provide 100% reliable and affordable upgrades on home security features which include clocks, and surveillance cameras. 

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