Drone delivery, is it safe from porch pirates?

Drone delivery, is it safe from porch pirates?  By now there’s no secret that Amazon.com has been testing drone delivery in different parts of the country. In Texas, the College Station area, is one of the test sites for the drone delivery program.  The service, which could be a game ...

Making the extra effort can make the difference in you receiving your package, or your package being stolen.

Making the extra effort can make the difference in you receiving your package, or your package being stolen.  It might sound crazy, but leaving a package on a porch that is visible has a greater chance of being stolen, than you the homeowner being struck by lightning.  Since the world ...

Paying attention to your doorbell can save your packages from porch pirates.

Paying attention to your doorbell can save your packages from porch pirates.  In today’s world since the pandemic, more people are being allowed to work from home versus going into the office for the typical 9a.m.-5p.m., Monday-Friday work week, so while working from home, and taking a break from the ...

Leaving packages out in the open in a mailroom is a porch pirates dream.

Leaving packages out in the open in a mailroom is a porch pirates dream.  The mailroom is designed to be secure for residents to be able to come to pick up their mail, and packages, there are also indicators to let other couriers know that packages aren’t to be left ...

The grinch that’s stealing your packages before Christmas.

The grinch that’s stealing your packages before Christmas.  The title sounds crazy, but it’s true, it’s happening in certain cities in the United States. Criminals are attacking letter carriers, on the street, and have begun stealing arrow keys from them so that they can duplicate arrow keys to be able ...

Disconnecting your doorbell, could turn out to be a problem for your packages.

Disconnecting your doorbell, could turn out to be a problem for your packages.  Why do people buy a doorbell, only to disconnect it?  One of the biggest reasons that people might disconnect their doorbell could be because they might have a newborn baby, and a ringing doorbell, could turn a ...

Taking care of your relatives mail, and affairs, when they transition.

Taking care of your relatives mail, and affairs, when they transition.  This is a subject that probably many of us don’t want to talk about, but it has to be discussed.  Most of the time, we expect our older relatives, to have a will, or a trust, that lays out ...

Using your first name on a package.

Using your first name on a package is like rolling the dice, especially if you live in an apartment complex.  Let’s say that your on vacation, and you decide to order a package online through amazon.com, and you enter your first name, Jeff, and the address that you enter is ...

Having packages sent to your job, a good idea, or a bad idea?

Having packages sent to your job, a good idea, or a bad idea?   With porch piracy being on the rise, and consumers continuing to shop more from their smart devices, and actually sending the package to their places of employment is actually really a good idea.  Why is this such ...

There has to be communication between the Real Estate Agent, the client, and the new resident that can affect mail, and packages.

There has to be communication between the Real Estate Agent, the client, and the new resident that can affect mail, and packages.  Why does the writer make this statement, well because if there’s no communication then mail can be returned as well as packages, if delivery personnel assume that the ...

Having a barrier to hide packages always helps.

Having a barrier to hide packages always helps.  Porch piracy has become an everyday problem across not only America, but across the world.  If a package is left out in the open, in plain site, it has a better chance of being stolen, than being left where the delivery driver ...

Paying attention to your doorbell can save your packages from porch pirates.

Paying attention to your doorbell can save your packages from porch pirates.  Normally, when the doorbell is rung, most people if they’re not expecting company, will simply not go to the door to see who the person ringing the doorbell is, they will normally assume that someone is trying to ...