CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Amazon Prime members still have one more day of the early access sales! If you're taking advantage of those deals then your packages will be arriving on your porch soon! The excitement of opening that box can quickly turn into disappointment thanks to porch pirates. According to House Grail, 210 million packages were stolen from porches in 2021. Mike Fitton, from Home Technology Solutions, joined Charlotte Today with a few simple tips that will ease your mind and protect your purchases.
As our packages start arriving many times we're not home or may even be sleeping... here are some easy things homeowners can do to protect those packages.
- Install a video camera outdoors
- Install motion detector lights
- Install a monitor system with sound
- Install a locked box on your porch.
The best part is all these devices can be managed with an app on your phone or tablet.
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