What Burglars Look For & How to Deter Them
Burglars are increasingly using social media outlets to isolate and track potential victims. A recent survey of some former burglars shed some light on what they look for and what deters them. Here are the five most common mistakes homeowners make, according to ex-burglars:
- Leaving windows open
- Leaving valuables in plain sight to passersby
- Posting whereabouts on social media sites
- Hiding keys near the front door
- Leaving postal deliveries out
In the same survey, ex-burglars reveal it only takes 2 minutes to break into a home with no visible alarm system and 78% say that an alarm system would make them target a different home entirely.
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