We are all planning our escape from the busy city life, heat, and 8 to 5 routine. Whether you are planning a 3 day weekend to San Diego, or a month-long trip across Europe, everyone worries about the security of their home while away. Check out these great tips to keep your home safe and your vacation worry free.
- There has been a long debate on whether you should leave your lights on or off while on vacation. The answer Caseta Wireless it works with Google voice, Alexa Apple, and more to turn your lights on or off from any part of the world.
- Hire a dog sitter, everyone on the block knows your best friend, especially if they have been staking out the block for weeks waiting for families to go on vacation. The cost will be similar to leaving your dog at a boarding house, will be less stress on your pet, as well as protect your home. Having the sitter stop twice a day will greatly detour burglars.
- Do not forget to make sure you remove your hidden key, board up your doggy doors (if you are planning on taking them with you) and lock your gate. You can also have your mail held at the local post office, clean your digital key code pad (remove the oil, fingerprints, and dust from your keypad so that no one can guess your code), and get a security system with a camera if you do not already have one. There are many home security options available on Amazon, with today’s technology you can see your home on your phone from any part of the world.
- Lastly, wait till you get home to share your vacation photos on social media, you don’t know who might see that post and target your home.
Where are you planning on vacationing this year? Have a favorite home security tip comment below to share.