Monday, July 11, 2005

Going on vacation? Prepare for "Home Alone".

Are you leaving on a summer vacation? Making plans to get away should include preparations for leaving your home. There are steps you can take to minimize your chance of coming home to a rude awakening such as a plumbing leak.

Some ideas are common sense ... making your home look lived in, for example. To help you prepare for periods where you may not be living in your home (including a vacant rental), the Institute for Business and Home Safety (IBHS) offers information and tips.

To read more helpful hints, go here. And, they have an online guide called "Is Your Home Alone?" that is available through their website.

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