As days grow shorter and in readiness of the clocks going back October has statistically seen a increase in burglaries and property related thefts so its of the upmost to join in with National Home Security Month.
1/2 of the battle is knowing what criminals look out for to take advantage of. It can be as simple as an opportunist seeing a window that’s been left ajar, or valuables being left out in sight.
Most burglaries are attempted under the cover of darkness, so it’s of the upmost importance that you don’t make yourself vulnerable – burglars look for the easy targets.
So what can you do to prevent your property from burglars?
It really is as simple as locking your doors and windows at all times, no matter how quiet your area/street/road is.
Alarms are the main deterrent for preventing burglaries, and the stats back it up. Almost 85% of burglars will avoid homes with alarms fitted.
Even having a dummy alarm in a visible place could prevent your home from being the target of burglars.
For more avice or to talk to a professional locksmith about upgrading your security needs call 0115 9870084