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10 WAYS TO KEEP YOUR HOME SAFE DuringHoliday Travels

If you’re someone who spends your holidays out of town, you have more to think about than how to stealthily transport gifts to your holiday destination. Unfortunately, the holidays are a prime time for burglaries and other home emergencies, so it’s crucial to ensure your home is safe when you aren’t around.

can take to safeguard your home before you travel for the holidays.

you’re gone. You can also invest in a system that alerts the fire department in the event of a fire. If you don’t already have environmental sensors — which can alert you to smoke, gas leaks, fires, carbon monoxide, and even frozen pipes — consider upgrading if you’ll be spending an extended amount of time away from home (and even if you aren’t).

1. Check your smoke detectors. Burglary isn’t the only type of home emergency that can occur over the holidays. Before you go out of town, consider investing in a smart smoke detector that can alert your phone to the presence of smoke in your home when

Instead of returning home to a costly disaster, there are steps you


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