If you're worried about a break in or you've experienced one already and want to burglar-proof your home, you're in the right place.
An insightful video by Cambridgeshire Police reveals a convicted crook's burglary tips - so homeowners like you can take preventative measures to beat the burglars!
The convicted burglar's motivation to steal small items was so he could sell them and "have a good time".
These items were often jewellery, handbag items, laptops and iPads - things that would definitely sell quickly.
When asked what factors determined which houses he burgled, he replied:
"At night, 2 out of 10 houses are left open... I'll try the front door, back door and windows...I'd even smash the window with a brick and enter the house while they're sleeping upstairs."
How to burglar-proof your home:
Here are a few tips to help burglar-proof your home and keep the bad guys away this winter:
No matter how secure you think your house is - there are always measures you can take to further burglar-proof your home.
You never know... you could be next on a burglar's hit list!
Download this checklist from our security experts. How many items can you check off? Is your home an easy target to a burglar?