18 Things You Need to Know to Prevent Burglary
The thought of someone breaking into your home and stealing your belongings is terrifying, and much of the “conventional wisdom” on how to prevent it seems to prey on that fear. This is not necessarily wrong advice , but it often seems to be based on our fear rather than reality, and often offers many (usually expensive) solutions that are not necessary to prevent most apartment break-ins.
Below are 18 simple, mostly inexpensive tips to help reduce the likelihood of an attack on your home. It won’t turn your place into an impregnable vault or protect you from intruders and career criminals stalking you, but as you’ll read, scenarios like this are the exception, not the rule.