Burglaries are on the rise. Home invasions are on the rise. Lock bumping is the latest craze for would be burglars making it so simple to get into your house. The value of your home possessions keeps going up as you get more and more of them.
The Bureau of Justice reports that:
Property crime occurs every 3 seconds, a home burglary every 15 seconds.
That's the bad news. The enormously good news is that almost any expert in the field will tell you that 90%-that's right 90% of all burglaries can be prevented.
So what can you do to burglar proof your home?
Let's look at three fast and simple things you can do to make your home more burglar proof.
1. LOCK DOORS AND WINDOWS It doesn't matter if you are
HOME OR AWAY get in the habit of locking yourself and your family
in. Consider window grates-items that are visible from the exterior of the
house will not only act as a deterrent but slow down an intruder should he
decide to try to enter.
2. GET SOME SIGNAGE an NRA sticker; “Vicious Guard Dog on Duty";
"These premises protected by…. " You get the idea. It is your way of telling
potential burglars to stay away from your house.
3. LIGHT UP YOUR LIFE and your yard with motion activated spots.
The “look" of your house is very important to a burglar too. If you take steps to make the residence “unattractive" to a burglar chances are pretty good he will pass your residence and choose someone more vulnerable. Follow these tips and you will be miles ahead of the game by making your home more burglar proof.
Jack Krohn is the #1 author of Home Security Articles in the country according to EzineArticles. He owns SECURITY SOLUTIONS a one stop resource that provides solutions and answers for all your self defense and home security problems.
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