Eye-Opening Security Stats on Home Burglaries

Installing a security system is one of the easiest ways to prevent burglaries. Home invasions or burglaries can be unpredictable for families and may bring out horrible outcomes. Here are a few facts you should learn about home burglaries and check that whether you are at risk of one or not.

Burglars can easily enter through an unlocked door or window and about 30% of all burglaries occur due to it. Most burglaries occur in the months of July and August whereas February being the least frequent months for burglaries. Many homes don’t have a security system of any type, which elevates the chances of burglaries up to 300%. Both renters and homeowners are at risk of home break-ins. In every 13 seconds, a home burglary occurs in the US which accounts for 2 million homes getting burglarized every year. Less than 17% houses have a functional security system, the reason for such a high burglary rate in the US. Corner end houses are more likely to get burglarized.

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