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It isn’t every day that you get inside information from burglars on home security tips. Recently a burglar who committed just over 70 burglaries got caught. He agreed to share some of his inside information with police in the hopes of protecting homeowners from burglaries. He did his work in England where the penalties for burglary are much more severe than in the United States.
We should note that he did this, not out of the goodness of his heart, but in exchange for a more lenient sentence.
He said that it’s just as easy to get into a house in England as it is anywhere. He never had to break into a house. 90% of all burglaries in the United States occur through unlocked doors and windows.
So here are his top four ways to prevent home burglary from the perspective of a professional burglar. Read the rest of this entry »
It is no secret that the best way to learn something is to learn from the best. It doesn’t matter what you’re learning-a new skill, a new language, a new job-absolutely anything. Always learn that skill from someone who really knows what they’re doing.
In this case we are talking about burglary prevention as part of home security. And who better to learn it from than a professional burglar. Recently, a man who was believed to have done as many as 70 home burglaries made a list of tips to prevent burglary for police to pass on to home owners. He was caught in the United Kingdom but the principles are the same here.
Here are some statistics that might get your attention. One out of every six homes is burglarized. A burglary happens every 15 seconds. The value of goods stolen from a home in the average home burglary is over $1700 with an average of another $1700 in damage done to the home during the burglary. Read the rest of this entry »