With the summer holiday just around the corner, now is the best time to check your doors, windows and locks to prevent a break-in and losing your important property. Many burglars who break into houses don’t actually break-in, they enter through unlocked doors and windows. According to the New Zealand Crime and Victims Survey, Burglary was the second most common offence type and the most common household offence type and there were 289,000 burglaries over the previous 12 months, making up 17% of all offences.
Here are some useful tips for preventing break-ins and burglaries:
And finally, always lock your house, even if you are only going out for a short time.