Protect Your Home While You’re Away

July 22, 2020 1:47 pm


When we are away from home, whether it be for work or on vacation, there is not much we can do to protect our property from unwanted visitors. Or is there? There are many things we can do to keep our belongings safe and secure, allowing us to relax while we were gone. Here are some useful tips to make your home one the thieves choose to avoid:

Do not forget to lock the windows and doors. Under the windows all had to have the window lock should be locked whenever you leave the house. Don’t overlook your garage as this can often be a weak point. Consider a new garage door with the latest security features. To see Garage Doors Essex, visit

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If you do not have an alarm system installed, you may want to consider having one installed. The alarm can reduce your home insurance costs as well.

Consider a home security automated system that allows you to monitor your property even when you are not home. From checking that the door is locked to having a camera at the door and automatic lighting, there are many devices today to make your home much more difficult for thieves to target.

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Think about marking your valuables with invisible markers. In the worst case scenario of a robbery, the items can be easily identified by police using Smart Water, which they have started doing in various areas.

Do not advertise your absence on social media platforms. If you want to send snaps of you and your family smiling at the airport, then make sure your privacy settings are so tight they can only be seen by close friends and family.