Sunday, May 23, 2004

Are you leaving your home for a summer vacation?

... then you should read the information put out by the Institute for Business and Home Safety website for valuable information! They have a new guide, Is Your Home Alone?, that is designed to help you when you leave your home for an extended period of time.

According to the website of the Institute for Business and Home Safety, this guide "... includes information for homes left unattended in all parts of the country, with custom tips for cold and warm climates.

"The guide will also help homeowners choose whether to turn the water off or leave it on, protect active water service, plan for high wind and make the house look lived in.

"Also included are simple steps for routine maintenance that will help protect the home year round, and a section by the Insurance Information Institute about obtaining proper insurance for homes that are left alone."

Visit their website here to read the guide and get the checklist!

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