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Ten ways to avoid being a victim of a house burglar
1 Make sure your garden has plenty of bright light at night
2 Install a good wired or wire free house alarm system
3 Always use your house house alarm system even if it’s just for a few minutes.
4 Always close and lock all windows and set house alarm before you leave.
5 Keep your garden free of valuables including barbecues, lawnmowers and toys.
6 Keep trees trimmed to avoid hiding places in your garden.
7 Avoid obstructing view of house alarm bell box from street.
8 Install visible cctv system on your house .
9 Try to ensure your house alarm has a gsm backup for the alarm system.
10 Use a licensed house alarm installation company and always ensure the house alarm has perimeter protection with the addition of at least one passive infra-red Motion detector beam or PIR .
House burglaries usually take place when you are away from your home, here are a few tips to take into consideration when leaving your house unattended.
1 Use motion detection lighting to light up your garden.
2 Make sure your post does not build up in your post box or hallway as its a sure sign to a house burglar you are away .
3 Ask a neighbour to cut your grass as long grass is also a sign you are away to a house burglar .
4 Internal timer lighting gives the impression that you are at home to house burglars.
5 Never announce on social media that you are going on holidays as this is an opportunity for house burglars .
4 Quick Facts on House Burglars
A 58% of house burglaries are carried our during the day
B 25%of house burglars work alone.
C 12% of house Burglars admit to using stolen cars during house burglary .
D A house without a house alarm or burglar system is 2.7 times more likely to be burgled .
What house Burglars want.
1 79% cash
2 68% Jewellery
3 58% Electronics
4 44%Prescription Drugs
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