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Home Safety: Tips To Do Before You Embark On A Holiday Trip

Here are some simple things that you can do to secure your home before you embark on a holiday trip:

a close up of a sign 1. Secure your premises
  • Make sure all doors and windows are closed and locked before you leave the house
  • Check if your gates, grills, windows and doors are in need of repairs and get them done promptly
a drawing of a face 2. Switch on & plug off
  • Fix an electric timer in your house to switch on and off several lights around your home while you are away
  • Unplug all electronic devices that are not in use to protect your home against power surges
a drawing of a person 3. Lay low on social media
  • Refrain from sharing your whereabouts on social media. You never know who is watching
a drawing of a person 4. Make friends with your neighbours
  • Make sure your neighbours know that you are leaving your house and give them your contact number in case of emergency
a close up of a logo 5. Keep your compound neat
a drawing of a person

6. Temporarily suspend your newspaper or any subscriptions during the period 
    that you are away.

7. Get insured
  • Safeguard your important valuables and assets with Simply Home, a customizable insurance solution that comes with value-added benefits at no additional cost to ensure that your house and its content are protected round the clock

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* Source:

1. Malaysia Crime Prevention Foundation - Safety Tips During Festive Season

2. Astro Awani - Tips on securing your home during the Hari Raya holidays

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