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How to Prevent Burglary This Summer - Advice From The Professionals

Date: 17 August 2021

It's school holidays! This weekend you might be planning to rush down to the beach and get the best spot on the sand but... will you be forgetting something? Your home security.

Some burglars will have been waiting patiently until everyone is out enjoying the break, an empty home that has been left in a rush is the perfect target.

Perhaps you will forget to lock the back door or maybe you'll leave a window open to let in a cool breeze for your return...

Blake's are offering homeowners some essential tips on how to prevent burglary in the upcoming months so you can enjoy a safe summer.

How to prevent burglary this summer

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Most people find those stats shocking - especially that it only takes a burglar 8 minutes to break into your home, rummage through your personal belongings and scurry away undetected.

So, with that in mind, here are some common but critical tips on how to prevent burglary this summer:

  • NEVER leave a spare key outside your home. No matter how well you think you've hidden it, an experienced burglar will take the time to look
  • ALWAYS ensure the back door and shed are locked

DID YOU KNOW: some burglars will check your shed for tools that will help them to break in if your windows and doors are locked!

Together we can beat the burglars

Don't leave your home vulnerable to a break in this summer. Be smart and beat the burglars!

The tips above will help to deter your average thief, but the seasoned burglary professionals aren't so easily stopped. Do our quick quiz and learn how safe your home really is!

Click here or on the image below to get started now. Don't second guess, or it might be too late!

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