WHEN YOU PLAN TO BE AWAY FROM HOME – NEVER GIVE A BURGLAR AN EVEN BREAK!! 

A vacant house, or one that appears to be vacant, is an appealing target to a burglar.  This is true during the work day when everyone may be at work or school or during a vacati0n, a weekend away from home, or a business trip.  You can alleviate day-to-day worries and make a trip more carefree if you take a few simple steps to reduce the possibility that your home will be burglarized or vandalized while you are gone.

Although you should be aware of leaving windows and doors closed and locked whenever you will be out of the home, there are a number of things to consider when you’re going to be away for a weekend or longer.  To help you remember, click here  Prevent Burglaries to view or print a list of things to do that will help you prepare your home, checking off each item as you do it.

Returning to a home that has been broken into is an unpleasant finish to any trip.  Never give a burglar an even break!