If you were locked out of your house, would you still be able to get in? Maybe you keep an unlocked window in the back, or a hidden key in your mailbox or on top of a window ledge?
You may think this is good idea, but guess what? If you can break in, so can a burglar!
One out of six homes will be burglarized this year. For a small amount of time and money, you can make your home more secure and reduce your chances of becoming a victim.
Did you know that in almost half of all completed residential burglaries, thieves simply breezed in through unlocked doors or crawled through unlocked windows?
A lock on a flimsy door is about as effective as locking your car door but leaving the window down.
Look at your house from the outside. Make sure you know the following tips: