Home Security Checklist
- Have home security system professionally installed that offers a 24-hour monitoring system. Make sure to post the home system stickers and window decals–this should alert and deter would be intruders.
- Never stop mail or newspaper deliveries, it signals that you are away. Have a neighbor pick up all deliveries if possible.
- When recording your answering machine message, do not state that you are not home or out of town.
- When leaving for an extended period, put lights and stereo or television on a timer to give the appearance that someone is home.