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Safety & Crime Prevention
Use a door viewer before opening your door. Always demand identification from strangers (even repair or sales persons).
Always lock up your home before leaving and don't hide your house keys outdoors anywhere.
Have keys ready and in your hand for immediate use when you return home.
Use interior and exterior lighting at all times.
Shred credit card offers and bank statements before you throw them away if you do not plan on using them.
Hide or destroy boxes from expensive purchases.
Do not answer personal questions about your home such as type of alarm, daytime occupancy, etc.
Do not let people inside your home (to use the bathroom, phone, etc.).
Avoid mail theft by obtaining a locked mailbox and dropping off outgoing mail at the local post office.
Do not give out your personal information or credit card number over the phone unless you initiated the call.
Safeguard your home and yourself while you are away with Vacation Safety.
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