Picture this scenario. You and your family are returning from a fun-filled vacation, ready to unpack and update your photo album. Only when you get home, you find the front door open, the back window broken, and valuables missing from all over the house, including the clever hiding places in the dresser drawer, and in the back of the freezer. You're not alone. Each year, nearly five million families become victims of household burglary, often while they're away on vacation.
According to the National Burglar and Fire Alarm Association®
(NBFAA), there are some simple steps you can take to make your home less attractive to would-be burglars. The best way is to combine the list of ideas below with a professionally installed and monitored electronic security alarm system in your home. Before you leave on your trip, pack your sun block and be sure to: