Burglarproofing Home Sedona AZ

As you plan your next vacation, take five minutes to review these simple, yet often overlooked home safety practices that deter burglars from breaking into your house. Your home will appear to be lived in whether you are away for only a weekend or for weeks at a time.

Greenscape of Arizona LLC
(928) 239-0121
245 Pony Soldier
Sedona, AZ
 
The Framemaker
(928) 282-4600
3100 State Route
Sedona, AZ
 
Lumbermens
(928) 282-7174
2385 W State Route
Sedona, AZ
 
Wayne's Painting
(928) 282-7559
390 Panorama
Sedona, AZ
 
Kamas Architecture
(928) 282-4206
2155 W State Route
Sedona, AZ
 
Lo_Dwn Design Studio
(928) 274-3060
40 Soldiers Pass
Sedona, AZ
 
Chamberlain Architect Services Inc
(928) 282-0809
1890 W State
Sedona, AZ
 
The Phil W Morris Company
(928) 282-5513
2880 Southwest
Sedona, AZ
 
Tile Interiors N' Abbey Carpet
(928) 282-1335
2055-A W State Route
Sedona, AZ
 
Hal Driggs Architect
(928) 282-2403
151 Cibola
Sedona, AZ
 

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As you plan your next vacation, take five minutes to review these simple, yet often overlooked home safety practices that deter burglars from breaking into your house. Your home will appear to be lived in whether you are away for only a weekend or for weeks at a time.

Make Your Home Appear Lived-in
Install automatic timers to turn lights and radios on and off at appropriate times. Ask a friend or neighbor to pick up your mail, or have it forwarded it to the post office. Contact your local newspaper to stop delivery and consider having someone mow your lawn and water the flowers. Lower the sound of your telephone and answering machine so they cannot be heard from outside and make sure your outgoing message does not imply that you are away.

Give a Neighbor A Spare Key
Leave a key with a trusted neighbor in case anything happens to your house while you are away, or in case you get locked out. It's usually not a good idea to leave a key hidden outside your house, especially in more urban areas.

Protect Your House Keys
Don't give repairmen a key, and don't give people fixing your car your whole set of keys. Your house keys can be easily duplicated and your address can usually be obtained from your license plate number.

Change Your Locks
It is usually a good idea to change the locks on your new home when you move in. You never know who might have keys to your house. If your new home does not have deadbolts on all ground-level doors, consider installing them. If a sliding glass door is easily accessible, it is a good idea to put a strip of wood in the lower tract.

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