Imagine the scene. A house, dark inside, with the curtains left open. An overgrown lawn and plants in need of some attention. Milk bottles, newspapers and unopened post piling up on the doormat. It’s the perfect advert for any thief on the prowl or opportunistic burglar. There’s nobody home! About 60% of burglaries happen when the occupier is away from home. Fortunately there are some tried and tested ways of making our homes less desirable to crooks.
Keeping your home safe from burglars
This 712 word blog post includes tips on making your home less appealing to burglars, some new research on the risk of sharing our holiday details on social media, and steps we can take to keep our homes safe when we are away. Written on 13th June 2018.