Keep Valuables Out-of-Sight
Do what you can to avoid putting valuables, such as computers and expensive electronics, where they can be seen from the outside. While some valuables, such as televisions, can be hard to hide, the best thing you can do is close the blinds or pull the shades. Make it look like you’re home to fool burglars with these eight tips.
Keep Walkways Clear
Be sure to keep your walkways, sidewalk and driveway clear of snow and ice. This is especially true if you leave town for the holiday season. When you don’t shovel, it’s an indicator to would-be burglars that the house may be empty. Hire a responsible teenage neighbor or home maintenance service to shovel while you’re out of town. These 10 great snow and ice removal hacks will come in handy this winter.