Your Home Security Questions Are Answered Here!
During the summer, remove all vegetation and dead wood from your yard. These items have a higher chance of catching fire during the hot months. Clear yard regularly to maintain your house safe.
Carefully consider where you hide your outside spare key. You don't want to put them in common spots, such as above the frame of the door or under the doormat. One idea is to hide your key inside the collar of your outdoor dog.
Even if you're not going to be gone long, keep your home locked. This is often a surprise, but the majority of burglaries are due to someone just waltzing right into an unlocked home. A thief can steal lots of stuff in a little amount of time.