Tips to Keep Your Home Safe This Holiday Season

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

This is the season for crooks to cash in, so here's some advice if you're planning on going out of town for the holidays.

  • Make sure you deadbolt all doors and lock your windows
  • Stop your mail and paper delivery
  • If you have a neighbor that you trust, ask them to pick up your paper and mail
  • Leave an interior light on so that burglars think you're home
  • Be sure to close your blinds and curtains
  • Leave a car parked in your driveway
  • Turn off the power to your garage door opener