Protect Your Home against Theft

Garage doors left open and unattended, bicycles left in the front yard, doors left unlocked...all of these are fairly common sights in any neighborhood in suburbia. When you see these blatant invitations to steal, it's no wonder theft is such a common problem among homeowners. It makes you wonder what these homeowners are thinking. Perhaps they are just unaware of the dangers or maybe they're just naïve. No one ever thinks it could happen to them. Valuable items, like tools, lawnmowers, bicycles, etc., are stolen out of open garages every day. Similarly, some homeowners leave valuable items in their cars, such as CD's, electronics, purses, etc., that could be snapped up in a heartbeat with a simple jimmy of a lock or the breakage of a window. Small oversights like these can put you at risk. In this post, we'll give you some tips on how to protect your home against a break-in.

Prevention Tips

Follow this advice so you can avoid being the victim of a burglary:

If You Are a Victim

If you do your best to prevent break-ins and still end up a victim, here's what to do: