Home security is something that needs to be a priority all year round, but there are certain things to be particularly mindful of during the winter season.
Criminals never take a break, and the weather can cause all sorts of problems as far as your home is concerned, so you can’t let your guard down. Read on to learn about how to increase your home’s security in the winter.
If you think that criminals might take a break during the cold weather season from break-and-enter crimes, think again.
The reason for this is that winter -- with its reduced daylight hours compared to other times of the year -- provides criminals with ideal conditions for home break-ins.
A home invasion is a burglary that happens while you are home. They are particularly likely on weekends and at night when people are likely to be home. These robbers will usually come equipped with handcuffs, rope and even firearms.
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