Are Burglars Looking At Your Home?

A Personal Insurance Update

Your homeowner’s insurance may provide protection and help you recover from a loss.  However, it is very important to have the right kind of home insurance to cover these kinds of claims.  Call us for a free review.

Interesting Facts About Burglaries

  • Burglars do not travel far. The typical burglar lives within two miles of their victims.
  • Over 90 percent of burglars are male.
  • Dogs are not the same as a home security system.
  • 95% of burglars are under the age of 25.
  • A large percent of burglars use an open door or window to enter your home.
  • Homes that have a security system are not as attractive to burglars.

What Can a Homeowner Do to Prevent Burglaries?

While nothing is 100% guaranteed there are measures you can take to reduce the likelihood of being a victim of a burglary.

  • Leave lights on when gone.
  • Have timers on outside lights.
  • Get a security system.
  • Never leave a door or window unlocked.
  • When traveling, do not post vacation pictures or information on social media until you return home.
  • Reduce landscaping around doors and windows.
  • Tell your neighbors to watch your home while you are on vacation.

Our agents have access to more carriers and more plans, and that means that they have more options – including multiple policy discounts and preferred premium pricing – to create the best possible combination of coverage to protect your family while lowering your costs.