Burglar Proof Your Dayton Ohio Home While on Vacation

According to the FBI, nearly 2 million burglaries occur each year. If you're heading off on vacation this summer, burglar proof your Dayton Ohio home while you enjoy your time away by not telling the world you're gone, and by having your neighbor help out.

According to the FBI, burglaries cost victims about $4.5 billion in property losses in 2013. The average dollar loss per burglary offense was $2,322.

Ways to Burglar Proof Your Dayton Ohio Home

Deterrence starts with good locks, secured windows — even on the second floor – and hiding valuables so thieves won't even want to bother. You'll also want to make your home look like it's occupied.

Here are some other things you should consider taking care of before you leave your home prey to thieves looking for their next target.

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Many local law enforcement agencies will help you burglar proof your Dayton Ohio home while you're away. Give your local police a call and ask. Many will do occasional drive-by's of your home while you're gone.
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A little preparation will go a long way in preventing the worst, as burglars are more likely to skip homes that look like they are tough to break into. So go de-stress and take care of things to burglar proof your Dayton Ohio home ahead of your next trip.
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Don't forget, we post tips daily on Twitter and Facebook, sometimes pertaining directly to ways you can burglar proof your Dayton Ohio home. Find us there as well.
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