A holiday vacation is a nice way to brighten your life. Of course, you feel nice when off-duty and making fun, enjoying what you like most with people you love. The high level of expectations for the day makes it possible for one to ignore things that are crucial. After all, they are in the holiday mood. Perhaps, you too are in the same mood. Lucky enough follow these tips when leaving for your vacation and avoid unexpected guests on your return. Who might be these unwanted guests in your home on returns? Pests and successful burglaries are some of the ugly surprises you might come across.
Good enough is that you can do something to prevent these surprises. Before you leave, close all doors and windows. You need to make steady, progressive and deliberate planning just before you love. Visit each room, close the cabinets, shelves, windows and doors. Don’t just shut them but ensure to lock them. It is easy to think that you have locked but the good thing is to counter check that you have indeed. If you leave windows or doors open, you allow unwanted guests. Thieves will find easy time to enter and leave with any property they may find worth. Bearing it in mind that you had not taken the necessary safety measures, the insurance company may not be willing to give you compensation. Even pests can easily penetrate your home through the open doors and windows.
Keep your home clean before you leave. Ensure no cloth stockpiles since pests can find a home in them. Food crumbs should be removed as they can attract pests of all kinds.It will be very tough for you to remove them. Otherwise, you will need to call the local exterminator to come to your aid.
It is nice to leave a key to your close friend or family member. The friend will keep a close check at your home and will see hen anything is moving in a bad direction. The neighbor will be good at keeping a close eye on whatever could be happening and notify the police of burglary attempts. As you’re the contact of your friend to some others and inform them that you won’t be around. Should they sense anything, they can contact the person with the key.
Set up a burglar alarm and a security camera. How can this help? At any theft attempt, the burglar alarm will shout it out. Burglars fear attempting their actions on homes manned by the alarms as they might easily get caught. Nothing that they fear so much like the security camera. They know that they are doomed if their faces are captured by the security camera.