Preparing Your Home for a Vacation

When preparing to leave for a vacation, it’s easy to overlook basic home safety precautions. To protect your residence while you’re away and enjoy a worry-free trip, keep these tips in mind.

There are a number of hazards that could affect your home while you’re away, including lightning, theft and flooding. In order to keep your property safe while you’re on vacation, consider the following:

Unplug small appliances and electronic devices.
Stop the newspaper and mail. To do this online, visit the U.S. Postal Service’s website.
Lock all windows and doors.
Arrange to have your