Prevent a Burglary at Your House With These Tips

Keep Your Home Safe From Theft

While you may assume that your home will never be broken into, it is not completely safe. Installing the newest alarm system can help to keep you better protected, but there is always a chance that your home will be burglarized. Keep these simple tips in mind to help protect your property from any thieves.

  • Lock up – every time you leave your home, make sure to lock the front door. Even if you are just running to the store, you should ensure that you lock up before you leave. Always check to ensure that the back doors and windows are locked in case a thief makes their way into your backyard. If you are leaving for an extended period of time, do a final walkthrough of your house right before you leave to ensure that everything is locked.
  • Consider your trash – putting the empty box to your brand new flat screen TV on your curb on trash day is like a free advertisement to thieves. If you have any trash that indicates what you have in your house, make sure to fit it in your trash can, or take it to a dump on your own.
  • Light it up – thieves are much less likely to break into a house if they cannot hide out in the dark. Install sensor lights in the front and back of your house that will light up if anyone walks by during the night. If you are headed out on vacation, install timers on a few lights in your house to ensure that it does not stay dark the entire time you are gone.

For all of your homeowners property insurance coverage needs and to ensure that your home is always protected, contact the insurance professionals at Brown & Brown Insurance in Anaheim, California.