This year has caused a lot of problems for people, not the least of which is the economic downturn and the overall unemployment rate in this country. When things like these happen, it’s not confusing why there is often a spike in crime, as well. One of the more common types of crime in these circumstances is burglary. What can you do to help prevent a burglary of your home?
One good idea would be to install an alarm or security system on your property, including cameras and a monitoring service. However, these things may mean a significant increase in cost, which you may not be interested in if you too have been affected by economic hardship.
Some simple, cost-effective ways to keep your property safe may include things like installing security company signage on your property, even if you don’t actually own a security system, or you might post a Beware of Dog sign, even if you don’t own a dog.