The countdown to Christmas is officially underway. With the hustle and bustle of attending parties, visiting relatives and cramming in some last minute Christmas shopping, it can be hard to keep track of what day it is. However, all this chaos also means that our homes are left vacant and vulnerable, and as it’s present buying season, often filled with goodies. Research shows that burglaries increase by 20% over the holiday period.

Yale has put together a guide to keeping your home secure this Christmas, here are some tips, to read the full article, click here, or watch the video below!

  1. Keep presents hidden until the big day
  2. Consider storing valuables in a home safe
  3. See who’s being naughty or nice with a home IP Camera
  4. Set your alarm before leaving 
  5. And remember; lock all doors when leaving your property