We often plan our holiday’s months in advance, taking care of all the details; where to stay, what to visit, what to wear etc. But in all the excitement it would be easy to forget that a bit of planning will also help to keep your home safe and secure. There are few things more likely to spoil a good holiday then arriving home to a burgled house. So here are a few tips on keeping your main home safe while you’re away on holiday.
First, as this the property you usually reside in you may not be away for that long. In this case there are certain measures that may not be appropriate for a holiday home or when you’re expecting to be away for long periods:
Second, there are precautions you can take at both your main home and your holiday home to help keep them secure:
Third, you can make arrangements for while you’re away that may also help. These include:
Finally, make sure you check your main home insurance policy to ensure you’re meeting any requirements. If you’re not sure give your insurer a call and check with them - it’s better to be safe than sorry!
There are of course other measures you could consider but with a bit of planning we hope these help. Have a great holiday!
*The opinions and views expressed in the above articles are those of the author only and are for guidance purposes only. The authors disclaim any liability for reliance upon those opinions and would encourage readers to rely upon more than one source before making a decision based on the information.
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