Although just about everything we own is packed into our house or apartment, it is incredible how easy it is for many burglars to enter our homes. We like to think that we are careful, but we are often careless, leaving windows open or even worse leaving the key under a stone which even a fledgling burglar would find.
And what happens? We come home to find everything gone from our valuable iPod and TV's to our sentimental belongings such as trinkets and our favorite Russell Rhodes ornaments featuring fireman gifts that can be personalized. Not only do we weep for the loss of our belongings, many of which can never be replaced, but we feel as if our private space has been violated. But all this could be avoided!
Even if you think that you have your home security buttoned down, it pays to get the advice of a professional. Many security companies perform 'health checks' on your home security, which you can take advantage of for little or no cost. They can point out the short comings in your security arrangements and advise you on how to improve the situation. (more...)