Many Australians pack up the car, the kids and the presents and go somewhere during the holiday season, if only to visit relatives or go to the beach for Christmas Day. Whether you go away for a day, a week or month, it is important to know that your home will be safe and secure these holidays.
There are some easy measures you can take to ensure you return home to your house just the way you left it. One of the most basic is to turn the telephone and answering machine volume down when you go out so burglars can’t hear that no one’s home. Leaving the television or radio on with the curtains drawn, on the other hand, will make them think someone could be there.