With the warmer weather fast approaching, many of us are looking forward to a week or two sunning ourselves on a beach, getting away from it all. The annual summer break is something for everyone to look forward to, and planning a family vacation makes a good thing even better.
But while most of us worry about forgetting our passports and boarding passes, or not packing the sunscreen and pool inflatables, we sometimes forget to put the same care into preparing our homes for our vacation.
The reality is, if you’re going to be away for a couple of weeks and your home is going to be vacant, then you could be making your home susceptible to crime. Sadly, simply locking the door on your way out might not be enough. So, what can you do about it? [Read more…]