As a vigilant homeowner, it’s worthwhile for you to be aware of the latest trends in home thefts. Several Australian surveys indicate that the Northern Territory has the highest rate of home robberi...
es. Thieves’ usual entry points are through windows and front and back doors and it’s easiest to invade the home through the ground floor.
Most robbers’ efforts are focused on searching through the homeowners’ main bedroom and then leaving the site within a few minutes. They know exactly what to look for: jewellery, cameras, mobile phones, laptops, and cash would be at the top of their to-steal items.
Robbers usually target homes on Tuesdays, between 6 am to 12 pm, while their second-most chosen days are mornings of Mondays and Wednesdays. It was also found that thieves usually loot homes whenever the owners are away to work.
You can still protect your assets 24/7, no matter how organised the robbers are. This is possible through investing in a solid home security system. You can safeguard your wealth through installing controls on gates, fences, locks, security screens and alarms. If you’ve got trustworthy neighbors, you can also form an alliance to keep an eye out for each other’s homes.
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