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Spring Break Safety Tips

26 May, 2011 (00:00) | Uncategorized

Spring Break is looked forward to by kids and parents alike. Some families choose to take a week off and relax at home while others prefer to take a vacation – whatever your situation, make sure you’re doing all you can to protect your home and family.
If you leave home for vacation:
Make sure to keep your house safe. This means telling neighbors you’ll be gone so they can watch for suspicious activity and setting light timers in several central areas of your house. Be sure to have someone pick up your newspapers while you’ re out and consider a home security alarm from a reputable company like adt security. Before you leave be sure you’ve left no candles burning and are up to date on your home, flood and fire insurance.
If you stay home for Spring Break:
Keep your kids safe. Your children may be at home, often alone, for longer than usual so be sure they know the rules about letting strangers in the house. Teach them to work the home alarm and also to stay away from dangerous areas of the house such as the kitchen. Have a friend come by at lunch to check on them if necessary.
Whatever your family does this spring break make sure they’re safe and secure by following these few simple safety tips.