LPT: When buying a new house CHANGE YOUR LOCKS IMMEDIATELY

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keepthetips

If you have a garage door opener, also a good idea to reset the remote codes. Most brands allow this and there are plenty of youtube videos to walk you through the process.

LV_Asterix

When the hubs and I bought our house, this was legitimately the first thing we did. Two days later the previous owner shows up at our door, asking if he can pick up something he had left in the basement. “OH, and you changed the locks…. why?” he asks. Because of this, man, because of this.

External_Berry8790

Don’t forget to change the toilet seats too!

cosmosforest

Do this even if you know/trust the previous owners. You have no idea how many people they gave keys to.

JosePrettyChili