Coming up to the holidays there’s a lot to remember, so here are some more holiday security tips from Eastern Bays Mobile Locksmiths – this time, a quick checlist before you leave the house!
Windows Are your windows closed and locked? Are your window sensors activated?
Garage and Sheds Have you secured your garage and shed windows with locks? Are your inside lights on a switch timer or smart bulb with timer?
Alarm Is your home alarm on?
Jewellery Are your valuable items such as jewellery, car keys, laptops, iPads, cash and phones out of sight? Are your chargers and cables for laptops/iPads out of view?
Doors Is your front door double or deadlocked? Are all the doors to your home locked? Are your door keys kept out of sight (but to hand in case of emergency)?
Exrterior Are your outside lights on a sensor? Are your sheds, side gates. garages and outbuildings locked? Have you cut down tall hedges around the outside of your home? Is all packaging from expensive items i.e. laptops, tablets, phones, games consoles out of sight?
Vehicles Are your vehicles locked and valuables removed? Are Are your vehicles locked and valuables removed? Are items that can be used to break in, i.e. bricks, rubble, ladders, garden equipment put away?
Records Have you created a written and photographic record of any items of value (financial or sentimental)?