Is your commercial property secure enough? The Office for National Statistics reported that the number of non-domestic burglaries are higher than domestic (231,190 to 211,994 in Apr. 2013 to Mar. 2014), so it’s worth looking at your security. Now is the time, with burglaries a greater threat during the Winter and, with the Christmas lead-in, likely rising for commercial properties. Read our tips on how you can protect yours.
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’.