Being on holidays mean unlimited fun and time to cherish all your life. The holiday season gets its peak especially during new year. Everyone loves to spend some precious time with friend and friendly after working all year round. But, this is also the time when crime rates takes the hike more frequently. No one wants their happy times turn out into sore one. So, it’s important that you get vigilant enough to safeguard your properties and belongings.
Here are some tips you can look after during the holidays.
- Make sure doors and windows are closed
An unoccupied home can be the great opportunity for burglars especially during the afternoon or early evening. Before leaving for the holidays, it is important to make sure your house is properly secured from every edge. Keeping your house doors and windows opened can be the invitation for thieves to mess around. So, give a proper check whether you properly close them or not.
- Keep things out of sight
Make sure every expensive and unique belongings are kept hidden and are away from the sight such as jewelry, car keys, imported showpieces and many more. Also, don’t put your house keys on a plant or pot. You can order for duplicate keys for each family member.
- Light up the surroundings
One of the important tips that everyone should apply is keeping the surrounded illuminated. A dark and dim,e house can attract thieves to check out the house. Creating an illusion with lighted up house can be prove “the Saviour” for the house. People are usually on a rush and forget lighting up the house which can be the reason of theft and robbery.
- Check for security system
If you have security system in your house, then it is great to monitor your house from anywhere. But, it is necessary to check your security system up and running before leaving the house. Also, if you use security service from any security firm, check for their rescue and authentication before you head for your holiday.
- Go cashless
Storing cash in the house is a big mistake that people do and that is also more prone to theft. Though, storing cash is a thing from gone days, but still people prefer to do so. Banks are the perfect option to safeguard your money rather than a house.
Holidays are great fun but they can even be more enjoyable when we are alert and have the great preparation against negative activities.