Before heading out of town, prep your home for safety.
Shut off the main water valve to prevent costly water damage while you’re away.
If there’s a chance pipes could freeze in the winter months, set your thermostat to 55 degrees Fahrenheit.
Put your water heater on vacation mode to save on heating costs.
If you have an alarm system, notify the security company that you’ll be away. If you have neighbors you trust, ask them to keep their eyes open.
Be smart on social media. Sharing travel details could let thieves know precisely when your home will be vacant.
Take preventive measures to keep your home safe and sound.