SECMA International Security

Blog: How To Prevent Burglaries

Published: 04 October 2013
By:SECMA International Security

  • Do not leave notes on the door, underneath the carpet or in the post box to indicate that you are away.
  • Do not leave hidden keys.
  • Leave your house key with a trusted neighbour or the key holder (as registered with SECMA) so that access can be gained in an emergency.
  • Do not leave only the outside lights on as this is usually an indication to would-be intruders that the house is not occupied.
  • Leave lights on and the radio playing as this gives the impression that the house is occupied.
  • As a beighbour to check on your house and switch lights on and off.


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