How safe is your home?

Home Insurance
In 2012…
There were an estimated 2,103,787 burglaries and 354,520 robberies.That’s one burglary every 15 seconds and one robbery every 1.5 minutes.

Around 60% of burglars used forcible entry to gain access to a home. More than 30% of burglars entered residences through an unlocked door, window and other opening without force.

Typically, burglars spend less than 60 seconds breaking into a home. The more difficult it is to gain access, the more likely a burglar is to reconsider the attack.

Most convicted burglars (90%) said they want to avoid homes with alarm systems and said if they did encounter an alarm, they would abandon the attack on the home.

It’s estimated that 74% of uncompleted intrusions can be credited to an audible alarm.

Homes without alarm systems are 3 times more likely to be burglarised than those with an alarm system.

Is your home covered incase the worst would happen? Contact us on 01737 373222 or visit www.cisl.co for expert insurance advice

 

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