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Winter Home Security Tips

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With winter just around the corner, so are darker nights. Statistics show that 60% of burglaries occur in the evening or night, meaning that as the nights grow longer it is even more crucial to keep on top of your home security. Take a look at our tips for improving your home security this winter:

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Lock Snapping – Is Your Home at Risk?

Statistics show that in 72% of burglaries, the intruder will enter through a door. This could be because it was unlocked, or they had a spare key, or they have broken down the door itself. However, the most common method of entry via door is for the burglar to force the lock open (27% of cases), and one of the most popular methods of breaking locks is called ‘lock snapping’.

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Can ‘Find-My-iPhone’ help solve crime?

This week, (17/09/14), a man has been jailed for four years after use of an iPhone App helped police track down the thief in 30 minutes. ‘Find-my-iphone’ is an app designed to help phone owners track down their apple devices in the case of theft or loss. All you need is to have installed the application BEFORE losing your iPhone, and then the App can be switched on via web or another Apple device.

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Student Home Security Advice

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The month of September marks the beginning of a new year for many people, perhaps none more than university students, who may well be leaving home for the first time. Whether you’re living in halls or a student house, home security has never been more important. Student houses are regularly targeted for burglary because they offer a unique opportunity to thieves. Generally, the amount of electrical equipment such as laptops, smart phones, televisions, etc. per person will be much higher than the average family home.

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