We all do our bit when trying to deter burglars from our homes, read our previous blogs for tips, however there are some common mistakes made that will often do nothing but encourage potential thieves. When on holiday it is even more crucial to avoid these blunders, so if you’ve got a trip planned read our examples here:
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:
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.
The vast majority of houses in the UK are at additional risk from burglary simply because they have a letterbox in their front door. This is because letterboxes can provide a very easy and effective entrance method for burglars who have tools which can be pushed through the flap and used to either unlock the door from the inside or reach through to retrieve keys from nearby hooks.