There is also information about setting up neighbourhood
watch programs as
well. Consumers can read about how to make your doors and windows more secure
and why you should have an inventory of all of your homes contents in case
there is a fire or some other catastrophe that destroys all of your belongings.
Water damage from pipe leaks and ice dams are another potential major problem
while you are away. Having some one check on your home on a regular basis makes
good sense and will keep your insurance company happy as well.
If you plan to leave your home unoccupied
for any length of time, you should
really confirm with your insurance company regarding how often you should have
someone visit your home in addition to any alarm monitoring you have in place.
This will avoid surprises, since your insurance company may not honor your
insurance claim if no one is checking your house on a regular basis.
LINK TO our Home Alarm Page for more information.