Do home security systems interest you? A lot of people buy one and don’t take the time to think if they actually need one. Simple things, like keeping your doors and windows locked, can make a bigger difference than the system.
Your faithful dog makes a great hiding spot for a spare key. This will only be ideal if you have a dog door or an outdoor dog. Latch the key on his collar and voila–you have a spare key available!
Only provide your house cleaner with a key if you trust him or her implicitly. If they need the keys and plan on being in there for more than an hour, try to ensure that they are honest, hardworking, and reputable. Check their references fully. If your cleaning person comes from a company, check with the BBB.
Is your dog outside when you are away? If so, …