1. Change locks- Don’t assume the keys you’re holding make up the only existing set. Play it safe and have all of your locks changed.
2. Reprogram the garage door opener -Again, it’s better to be safe than sorry when it comes to security. Most remotes have a reset button, but if you need more instructions, contact the manufacturer to walk you through the steps for your make and model.
3. Locate the water shutoffs - Find the main water shutoff as well as all outside water spigots. Ask the previous homeowner if you cannot find them.
4. Locate the main circuit breaker -Check it out and make sure you fully understand the labeling. If it’s a new home and unlabeled, identify the circuits and make your own labels.
5. Test the…