Archive for January 29th, 2017

Take Steps to Prevent Break-ins with Professionally Installed Locks

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When you have a break-in at your home or commercial business, it can be a very stressful time. In addition to filing police reports and taking inventory of what was stolen, you’ll also need to take care of any damages that occurred as a result of the break-in.

The FBI reports that 1.9 million burglaries occurred during 2013 in the United States. The approximate property loss for this year alone was $4.5 billion. In addition to the value of the items stolen, this may also include the cost of other damages, including home repairs.

During 2013, it was determined that 74% of all burglaries occurred at residential properties. The remaining 26% likely occurred at commercial properties or under other circumstances. Forced entry was the primary method for 59% of all of these burglaries.

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