No one ever really feels comfortable about leaving their home for an extended amount of time. Our entire life hinges around the safety of our home. With so much at risk, what should you do to make certain your home is safe while you are away?
The first consideration is to make certain all entry points are secured and in good repair. A loose hinge or window can easily become the ideal entry point for a skilled burglar. Taking an hour to check that all latches and locks are functional and in good working condition is always time well invested. Also, a second check the night before your departure is the perfect way to make certain all points have been secured. Many burglaries are crimes of opportunity. Forgetting to lock a window can be exactly the