Tips for traveling homeowners

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Ensuring your home is safe while you’re out of town should be at the top of any homeowner’s itinerary. Taking inventory of your property and making a few proactive arrangements will go a long way towards preventing break-ins, fires and water damage in your absence. (Photo courtesy of Kelly via Pexels)


Spring is here, which means vacation for many homeowners. Whether escaping for a long weekend or jetting off to somewhere tropical, consider these tips to keep your (empty) home safe while away:

• Pause delivery of mail and newspapers.

• Invest in motion sensors and automated lights.

• Utilize smart home security (from security alarms to doorbell cameras).

• Install a Wi-Fi smoke detector.

• Shut off water at the main source.

• Set your thermostat to 55 degrees Fahrenheit.

When in doubt, safeguard your home – and achieve peace of mind year-round – with the right home insurance policy from the experts at RIGHTSURE.

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– Hannah Van Sickle, The Arizona 100