We don’t want to deal with all of your kid toys
Africa-Studio/Shutterstock Here’s a helpful hint: I almost never go into kids’ rooms. But if you own any of these cars, it’s pretty likely to get stolen.
Bolt down your safe
You’re right: I won’t have enough time to break into that safe where you keep your valuables. But if it’s not bolted down, I’ll take it with me.
We don’t like TVs
A loud TV or radio can be a better deterrent than the best alarm system. If you’re reluctant to leave your TV on while you’re out of town, you can buy a $35 device that works on a timer and simulates the flickering glow of a real television. (Find it at faketv.com.) Criminals aren’t just in your home, though–they’re also online. Here’s how you can protect yourself while surfing the web.