Vacation should be a pleasant experience

Notify your newspaper to put your subscription on "vacation status".

Notify the post office to put your mail delivery on "vacation status".

If the above is not possible, ask a neighbor to pick up your newspapers and mail.

Take valuables to a bank for storage in a safe deposit box. Do not leave cash in the house.

Notify the police about your departure and return. Give them a number of a neighbor or relative to notify in case of an emergency.

Make arrangements to have your grass cut or driveway shoveled.

Move all ladders, tools, garbage cans and yard furniture indoors several days before you leave.

make sure all broken windows and door locks are repaired.

Plug in timers to lights and a radio to turn off and on at appropriate times..

Unplug all appliances such as television, irons, washer and fans.

Close your fireplace flu.

Turn off water to automatic washer.

Turn off ringer on your phone and do not leave a message on your answering machine that you are away.

Make sure all main floor drapes, shades and curtains are arranged in their normal daytime position so that neighbors and police can see into your house.

Ask your neighbor to park in your driveway.

Lock the garage and disengage power to your automatic opener.

Walk around the house and check doors and windows befoe leaving.

 

 

Posted on 23 Jul 2010 by watch
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Meetings are held the third Thursday of every month 7:00 p.m. at the township building( no meeting in December due to the holidays)

Graham Township Neighborhood Watch
3395 Deer Creek Road
Morrisdale,Pa. 16858
E-mail address : neighborhoodwatch@grahamtownship.com
contact person : Bill Little Sr. 342 -2854
State Police Woodland 857 - 3800
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