A lot of people are headed away from home this week to visit family for Easter and other spring holidays. While you are away there are simple precautions you should consider taking to protect your home while you are away.
Arm your alarm system.
Stop deliveries of the newspaper or get a neighbor to collect your mail and newspaper for you while you are away.
Unplug possible fire hazards.
Lock all doors and windows.
If you leave the trash out for pickup ask a friend or neighbor to put it back for you.
Store valuables in a safe place.