Posts Tagged‘secure home’

To Break In or Not to Break In? 5 Signals Your Home May Be Sending Intruders

There are few things more terrifying to homeowners than the possibility of a burglar showing up in the night. It’s the think of nightmares. However, a burglary happens about every 18 seconds in the United States. So there’s a reason to take care in protecting yourself and your family. You can potentially repel thieves by doing, or not doing, a variety of things. Here are five signals your home may be sending to intruders—for better or for worse. Keep Landscaping Trimmed There are two reasons why maintaining the bushes and vegetation around your home can help ward off burglars. First, it…

A Safe Home away from Home: 10 Tips for when You and the Family Travel

You’re finally doing it. You and the family have decided to take that big, summer vacation. There’s just one more set of things to do: secure the home. 10 Smart Tips for Securing a Home while on Vacation The last thing you want to come home to is a place trashed and items missing. The chances of this happening are slim but you can never be too cautious. Plus, it’ll give you an incentive – while going through your safety list – to put things on hold so you’re not burning through funds that could be spent while out and…