Did you know that one home is broken into every 14.6 seconds? Home break-in crimes may be more common than you think, but taking certain precautions before you leave the house (and while you’re in it) can greatly reduce your risk of a burglary attempt. The infographic below shows a few surprising stats about break-ins and essential home safety tips and security information that can help you protect what’s important to you.
If you’d like to take steps to prevent burglary attempts, use these theft prevention tips and our other Safety & Care tips to create a home safety checklist. It’s also important to protect your home and belongings with a homeowners insurance policy to help cover you in the event of theft, vandalism, and more.