Here's a blast from the past that is still relevant in 2021. Back in December 2016, we first published this post with a video of a convicted burglar revealing the tricks of the trade in the hope of encouraging homeowners to think more carefully about security.
The video below, from Essex Police, will give you some effective, but often underestimated, tips on how to secure your home.
For obvious reasons, the convicted burglar remained anonymous but he wasn't shy about revealing the drug-fueled past that spurred him on to break into numerous homes.
The key points he made were:
He even said that he was able to break into homes with alarm systems because homeowners often left them unset at night!
Now you know how a burglar thinks, follow the steps below so you are always one step ahead.
Remember, if your home is an easy target, the burglar could return to raid your home a second time!
Together, we can beat the burglars. Click the image below to check how safe your home is!