Tips to protect your house from theft during holidays

The number of assaults on residential and commercial tends to rise 18% during holiday periods such as Easter and Christmas, said the company ADT.

Electronic security firm said that during 2013 the months in which the highest rates were recorded burglaries were related to Easter, summer holidays and holiday season.

In this context, the company offers a number of measures that would improve safety by going on holiday, such as to endorse a trusted neighbors on fixed-term absence and can report if you notice any abnormal situation.

You can ask the same neighbor pick up the mail, then build publicity and letters in the mailbox or driveway is interpreted as absence from home.

Similarly, review suggests that doors and windows are closed residence before leaving, have good lighting on the outside and avoid leaving tools or ladders that thieves can use to enter the house.

Recommends state clearly that has security services, which helps deter thieves and avoid posting the holiday departure on social networks like Facebook and Twitter.

If it has an alarm monitoring service, according to a statement from ADT, must notify your security company that will be rental and ensure that all your personal information and emergency contacts are updated.