Category: Porch Theft Prevention

Tips on using Social Media for Neighborhood Safety

One of the easiest (and free) tricks to keeping your home secure and your packages safe is to be connected with your neighborhood, community, and neighbors. So, how do you do that? Social media is not a bad way to keep in touch, and platforms like Facebook and Nextdoor are particularly …

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Moms ? The Package Guard

Being a new mom isn’t easy, but thankfully, home deliveries are saving time and sanity. One mom we asked explains, that she only survives with strategic multitasking. “When the baby’s asleep, I order groceries online via Safeway, dinner online via Blue Apron, baby supplies, gifts, household items, etc. And by …

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Prank the Pirate

Generally our blog is pretty serious about package theft, but today we’re gonna have some fun and look at videos. If you’ve ever had your package stolen, you probably have contemplated to some degree how you might get revenge. Not only is it an inconvenience and expense to have a …

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Top 5 Holiday Home Security Tips

Happy holidays from us at the Package Guard! We hope that you have a safe and festive season, and to help make sure it’s a secure one, we’ve put together some helpful home security tips. BE AWARE: There’s often a spike in property crimes like theft and burglary just before …

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Package Guard’s Cyber Monday Gift Guide Roundup

  It’s the biggest online shopping day of the year! Items ordered today will be shipped and delivered to someones home and we want to make sure those packages are safe from Grinches trying to steal Christmas. Besides worrying about making sure your packages are delivered and safe, you also …

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Five Things that make you a Target for Thieves

1. Regular Deliveries Do you get a lot of packages delivered to your house? Are they often left out and visible? This might make you an inviting target for porch pirates and burglars who are casing the area. Not only do regular deliveries increase the likelihood that a package is …

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Caught in the Act!

We’ve talked a lot about how porch pirates make off with your package and how difficult it is to catch them afterwards. We’ve also talked a lot about prevention. But sometimes package thieves do get caught, and often it’s thanks to a fair amount of luck. With some preparation, you …

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3 Ways to Protect your Porch this Halloween

Happy Halloween from us here at the Package Guard. We hope that your holiday is positively frightful! To help, here’s some tips to protect your porch and keep your house safe on this spooky holiday. Halloween can be a good night for crime. According to James Alan Fox, there is …

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