FBI crime statistics show $15.8 billion was lost in home and property crimes in 2019. In addition to possessions, victims can lose their lives and live-in fear which is why it is important to take advice from their first-hand experiences.
SafeHome.org today released a study on Top Ways to Avoid Home Crimes after analyzing the most recent data from the FBI and surveying 448 victims.
Several Key Findings:
- Top 5 Home Modifications to Add:
3.Change or add locks (43%)
4.Beware of dog sign (30%)
- Top 5 Changes in Behavior to Make:
2.Lock garage door (28%)
3.Hide outdoor valuables (25%)
4.Purchased a gun (23%)
5.Stop leaving keys in unexpected places (21%)
View the complete study for comprehensive insight into avoiding home crimes.