When you leave home, you might overlook some safety steps that could make your home a prime target for burglars.

KSAT-12 Crime Analyst Eddie Gonzalez has some tips to protect your home:

  • Create the perception that somebody is home - whether it is with lights or with sound.
  • Secure your sliding glass doors and all your windows.
  • Do not leave any newspapers or fliers outside.
  • Have your mail delivered to a different location.
  • Secure your garage door and the door into your house from the garage.