Archive: July 2013

More Security Tips to Guard Against Unforced Break-Ins

Jul 24, 2013

Following on from our recent post How Not to Fall Victim to an Undetected Break-in This Summer, as promised here are 8 more summer security tips to help keep your home protected against unforced break-ins which can cause serious problems with insurance claims. (more…)

How Not to Fall Victim to an Undetected Break-in This Summer

Jul 17, 2013

As discussed in a recent post, opportunistic, unforced break-ins become much more of an issue during the summer months and they can cause worrying issues with insurance claims. Here we take a tour around the home to point out where the risks lie, and how you can take steps to resolve them.  (more…)

Have Home Break-Ins Really Declined?

Jul 01, 2013

According to the Crime Survey for England and Wales (CSEW), the percentage of households that have fallen victim to burglary has dropped from 6% in 1995 to 2% for the period 2011-2012. However, according to The Crime Prevention Website, there are discrepancies between the numbers of burglaries estimated by the CSEW and those reported by the police.

Why is this? Well it could be down to general apathy – the police won’t catch them, and there’s little chance of recovering lost valuables, so why bother reporting it? Of course a crime reference number is needed for an insurance claim, but not everyone is insured so again another reason not to bother reporting the crime. (more…)

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