There are a number of measures that homeowners can take to ensure that their homes are not attractive to burglars. If clients are concerned about break-ins, inspectors can pass on to them basic strategies for burglar-proofing their homes.
Some interesting statistics concerning break-ins in the United States:
According to a survey, burglars enter homes through the following locations:
Some interesting statistics (2002) concerning break-ins in Canada:
In summary, there are a number of tactics that inspectors can pass on to their clients that will help safeguard their homes from break-ins.
by Nick Gromicko and Kenton Shepard
My Names Keith Provencher, your friendly Texas Home Inspector. I am putting this blog together to give home owners past, present, or future some advice on keeping your home in top shape. Some maintenance here and there and that investment you made will last for generations