You would think that this article would be self explanatory and obvious yet more often than we would like, us locksmiths are invited over to a household to make sure it’s secure after a family has experienced a home invasion. Please make sure your home is safe before an invasion, not after!
A little tip before we begin- 30% of home break-ins are no-force entries, meaning that the intruders simply open unlocked doors or open windows and enter homes that way. This also means that 70% were forced attempts – so please take our not so usual advice to keep you and your family safe.
Getting deadbolt locks is not quite effective enough. Intruders can break glass and open doors from the inside so here are the unusual tips that no one ever told you.