by Bill Ryan
on Monday, June 10th, 2019 at 11:16am.
You been planning this trip for some time and almost every detail has been considered...or has it? Have you thought about how to protect your home while you're out of town? What's going to make sure that everything you left is still there in you return?
Nothing could ruin a trip more than coming back to find out your home has been burglarized or worse. It makes sense to spend a little time before you leave on making sure your home is as safe and sound as it can be.
There are a host of devices to use across the Internet including camera door bells, video cameras, door locks, garage door openers, light and thermostat controls. You can monitor your home whenever you have an Internet connection. The question is whether you want the distraction from your trip.
Consider these low-tech suggestions along with your other normal efforts:
Tell your neighbors you'll be out of town and to be aware of any unusual activity.