Security Measures to Protect Your Home During the Holidays
Find out what five main factors put you at risk of home burglary and the measures required to protect your home. Safety is always a measure to keep in mind, especially when in neighborhoods that have been safe for years, cases of home burglary suddenly occur that put everyone on alert.
As the holiday season begins, many people prepare to visit family members or take a vacation, leaving their homes alone for a certain period, something that can be taken advantage of by the occasional burglar out there.
A study indicates that 63% of U.S. households have a high risk of theft. This was the result of a survey that asked 1,000 Americans about how they protect their homes when they are outdoors.
Other survey results:
Top 5 Risk Factors
1. The neighborhood or surroundings (24%).
2. Not having a home security system (16%).
3. Leaving the door unlocked (14%).
4. Leaving a window open (8%).
5. Living in an apartment building (7%).