Follow these suggested tips to avoid unwanted damage or theft to your home while traveling during the holidays.
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
With the holiday travel season upon us, it is important to avoid advertising you are away on vacation. Some simple steps can help to ensure your home will be the way you left when you arrive back from your travels: Do you have any personal tips to add to the list? Tell us in the comments.
Local resident and security expert offers these important tips for homeowners.
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- Bob Ballagh
Sunday, June 26, 2011
Editor's Note: After a recent daytime break in attempt in his Peachtree Corners home, Bob Ballagh, who is is a security consultant, offers some important tips for every homeowner. Fortunately for Bob and his family, a neighbor noticed broken glass in a back door and called ADT who dispatched the Gwinnett Police while another neighbor heard the alarm and walked over to investigate. Watchful neighbors go a long way in keeping a neighborhood safe. He offers the following security advice: As many of you know, I spent the last 10 years as a security director for a nearby company, and would like to offer these tips. 1. Do a risk analysis of your home. We did this during construction, and it paid off with the alarm system that we installed and …