Let’s kick things off with some good news:
As you can see from the graphic, 81% of the time, thieves gain entry to your home through your locked doors or windows. Only 6% of the time do thieves enter a home through an unlocked entrance or storage area. While this is a good indication that people are becoming more vigilant about locking the entrances to their homes, clearly that is not enough to keep thieves out.
In our last post we explored some tips to deter would be criminals from invading your home. Today, let’s look at the benefits of keeping the exterior of your home well lit. Lights deter break-ins for two main reasons. Lights give the impression that someone is there, and they also make it easier for criminals to be seen.
Recently, we shared the story of a family in a growing Nashville neighborhood who thought they’d never have to worry about home invasion.
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