According to the SafeWise Report, a safety and home security resource, a home is robbed in the United States every 15 seconds. And while fear and confusion are instinctive responses, those hours immediately after a burglary are critical to ensuring your safety and the retrieval or replacement of your belongings.
Once you realize you’ve been robbed, follow these steps:
Burglaries happen even in the safest neighborhoods, but you can take certain precautions to decrease your risk. Always lock your doors and windows, secure your valuables, and never advertise on social media when you won’t be home. And don’t forget: many robbers are deterred by those houses that advertise security systems, and most insurance companies offer a discount for homes equipped with alarms. You can’t control everything, but you can live assured when you’ve done all you can to protect your home and your family.
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