According to reports, residential break-ins occur once every fifteen seconds, with the average homeowner losing approximately $2,230 worth of possessions. Unfortunately for most homeowners, their homes are not properly protected, and thieves usually get away because of it.
Even if you think the area you live in is safe, it’s been reported that many burglars live close by and often try to learn the regular routines of the homeowners whose home they’re interested in. Regardless of your location or relationship with fellow neighbors, there are some precautions you should take to keep your home safe.
While it’s not easy to capture those people who are attempting to break into your home, it can be much easier to protect your home and to stop the break-in before it occurs at all. To learn how to reduce the chance of a break-in on your property, consider the following tips:
1. Start or Join a Neighborhood Watch