With Labor Day on the horizon, there is no time like the present to understand the latest burglary statistics and how to help homeowners protect their home from break-ins while they are away. Americans can expect one in every thirty-six homes in the United States to be burglarized this year, resulting in an average loss of $1,675 per break-in. ASecureLife.com, a leading resource for safety online, at home and on the road since 2008, has reviewed data from a 2012 FBI crime report* and created a visual that showcases some alarming residential burglary statistics. Some key takeaways from the infographic include the first area of the home to be burglarized, how often burglaries occur, the most popular time of day for burglaries to occur, the most common point of entry, the top ten highest risk burglary cities in the U.S. and more. The web brand has also created a best home security systems video to showcase their 2013 unbiased home security systems reviews.
“We at ASecureLife.com are committed to providing the public with easy to understand and honest feedback, reviews and information to empower them to make the best possible decisions for living more secure and safe lives,” says Alex Schenker, founder and CEO. “With this infographic, we hope to educate the public about when and where their home is most vulnerable to burglary and also help them choose the best home security system to be proactive in securing their families and their homes. After all, a burglar’s #1 choice for a break-in is when you are not home, especially during work hours or when you are away on vacation. Take steps to protect your home this Labor Day weekend.”
ASecureLife.com also provides recommendations on how to prevent burglaries from occurring and other tips for living a safer, more secure life. You can read the full article along with more in-depth research and burglary statistics. The website is viewed as an established brand and resource that helps our readers find the solutions they are seeking with regards to personal and cyber safety, identity theft, and finding the best home security system. Readers are invited to interact and share their experiences in our security-centric web community via discussion forums, comments, social media and more.
* reference: FBI Crime Report