Don’t Announce Your Plans Online
“Finally going to Italy May 10-29!” you might caption an Instagram or Facebook photo months in advance. If your social media platforms are public, you’re giving plenty of strangers the opportunity to plan for a break-in. And even if they’re not, an acquaintance might mention it, with the information getting in the wrong hands. You’ll also want to make sure you do these 12 things before leaving your home on vacation.
Solution 1: Post Old Photos
While you’re on vacation, occasionally post ambiguous images of you or your family and friends at your home to throw off any potential burglars following you on social media. The best home security is getting inside the head of a burglar. Here are 21 things a burglar won’t tell you.