Four Ways to Protect Your Holiday Packages

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The holidays are a time when many homeowners receive packages from online retailers. Unfortunately, porch pirates have taken advantage of this by stealing these packages from people’s doorsteps. This creates an extra level of stress for homeowners during the holiday season. However, there are several ways that you can protect your packages without having to rearrange your day.

Ways to Protect Your Holiday Packages

1.  Use a smart garage door opener. No one wants their holiday packages stolen, and a garage can provide an extra layer of security. A smart garage door opener will allow you to open your garage door from your phone, so you can let your delivery driver in without having to be home. You can also set it up to close automatically, so you don’t have to worry about forgetting to close the door. Most importantly, a smart garage door opener can give you peace of mind, knowing that your deliveries are safe and sound inside your garage.

2. Request a signature. By requiring a signature for delivery, you can help to ensure that your package will make it safely to your door. Plus, you’ll have a record of the purchase in case there are any problems with the product. In short, requiring a signature is a smart way to protect your online purchases.

3. Be a good neighbor. One way to prevent package theft is to ask a neighbor if you can have packages sent to their address. If they are home during the day, they can bring in the package and keep it safe until you get home from work. Alternatively, you can ask them to hold onto packages that are delivered to your front door. Either way, by taking these precautions you can help to ensure that your packages arrive safely and avoid becoming a victim of theft.

4. Put your packages on hold. If you’re going to be away from home for an extended period of time, it’s best to put your packages on hold. That way, you can be sure that they’ll be safe and sound when you return. Plus, it’ll save you the hassle of having to track down your missing packages. So if you’re planning a holiday trip, be sure to put your packages on hold. It’s the best way to protect them from package thieves.

Package delivery tips can help you avoid the stress of missed deliveries, stolen packages, and long wait times. We hope you’ve found these tips helpful and that they will help to simplify your holiday season. If you liked this post, please share it on social media and sign up for our free newsletter so that you don’t miss important local updates and information.

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