Create tracks in the snow
If it snows while you’re out of town, get a neighbor to create car and foot tracks into the house. Virgin drifts in the driveway are a dead giveaway. Here’s another way to avoid being an easy target for criminals.
Glass doors are our best friends
If decorative glass is part of your front entrance, don’t let your alarm company install the control pad where I can see if it’s set. That makes it too easy.
We target certain windows
Antoha713/Shutterstock A good security company alarms the window over the sink. And the windows on the second floor, which often access the master bedroom-and your jewelry. It’s not a bad idea to put motion detectors up there too. While you’re at it, you should memorize these tricks to outsmart criminals, too.