DETER CRIMINALS FROM YOUR HOME
THE Term 1 school holidays are traditionally the most popular for families to leave the comforts of home for a camping trip somewhere in this lovely state of ours. Unfortunately, it is also the time when crooks come out to break in and steal your valuable property. Crooks are usually a pretty lazy lot, so the more you do to deter them in the first place, the better. Some really good tips are: divert your mail or have someone collect it; have interior lights and TVs on timers to come on at night; and tell your neighbours you are away and leave them a spare key if you know them well.