Security Tips to Prevent Home BurglaryBy Frank Santamorena September 17, 2012 | 10:00 AMPosted in: Burglary & Loss Prevention, Family
Place yourself in this situation.
You just left work and can’t wait to get home. You’ve parked the car in the driveway with
thoughts of your evening-but when you walk into your home, your stomach turns
into a knot and your heart palpitates. You’ve been burglarized. Everything seems up-side-down because at
first glance your home has been completely ransacked. Most likely many of your
home valuables are gone.
burglary can leave you feeling completely violated. The thought of a complete
stranger (and criminal) having been in your home, gone through your belongings,
and seen pictures of you and your family can literally haunt you. What if the
burglar saw something else he wanted but didn’t have the means to take it at
Being a victim of a home burglary is an awful feeling and can take
people months or years to stop thinking about it- and to feel safe again in
their own home. Burglary is the most common threat to your home, occurring
during the day when most people are at work, and increasing during the summer
months and on holidays when people are away.
Burglaries are typically a crime of opportunity. Burglars rarely
target specific homes-not like armed robbery where these crimes are typically a
carefully thought-out selection process. Breaking into a home is simple; choose
a home that is vacant, offers easy access, and has a good escape route.
This sort of information is your best security tip. Use it to your advantage and minimize the risk
of your home being a target during a burglar’s selection process. You can do so
by adding multiple layers of security to your home to both deter and prevent a
criminal from ever entering it. Call in a Professional Security Consultant from
a reputable home
security company and have them go through your home as to allow them to advise you
on what can be done to minimize your risk of being burglarized.
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