Going Out of Town for the Holidays? Outsmart Burglars!

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If your holiday plans include a plane, train, bus or car, you’re leaving your house unattended during a very vulnerable time of year! Burglary numbers usually reach their highest point during the holiday season, with 400,000 burglaries occurring between November and December according to the FBI. Plus, today’s burglars rarely fit the bumbling fool archetype from Home Alone. In fact, many of them are using new technology to their advantage, so it’s more important than ever to protect your stuff!
View the slideshow above for 6 ways to protect your home from burglary while you’re out of town.
For more safety tips check out Fireplace Heating Myths Debunked, and Safety First: Things You Touch That Are Dirtier Than Your Toilet Seat.
By BrightNest (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

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