Burglary Bungled


It's a really nasty thing to have happened, being burgled. Sadly it's one of the most common crimes in the UK according to Victim Support about half a million burglaries take place each year in England and Wales each year. We've trawled all the Police websites to bring together the general advice for lessening the risk of being burgled. They're not going to guarantee someone will never burgle your house, but it might just help.
A square badge with a shut window in the center with the words: Burglary Bungled

Shut all windows and doors when you are out, asleep or out the back.

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Top 10 tips to keep your home safe from burglars

Top 10 tips to keep your home safe from burglars

Some great tips here from West Midlands Police.
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How many people get burgled because of unlocked windows/doors?

We don't know, all we know is that it's on the list of most common causes of burglary - especially at night and in the summer.

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Make sure you fix any repairs to doors and windows as soon as you can. If you are renting, tell your landlord about any repairs you need.

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