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Be sure not to draw undue attention to your home by discarding empty boxes at the curb with your trash -- a big problem during the holidays.

"By putting out boxes from a new flat-screen television, video game system, a laptop computer or other expensive home electronics at the curb, you're showing a potential burglar exactly what new and valuable items are now available in your home," says Buetow.


 

 

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