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What are some easy steps to prevent my home from being burglarized? (Updated 2019)

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What are some easy steps to prevent my home from being burglarized? (Updated 2019)
We here at DefendItYourself.com think its important to do everything you can to be proactive about preventing theft.  While it's difficult to protect your home from professional thieves, most home burglaries are done by amateurs. These thieves are more easily thwarted if you employ some of these simple security precautions:

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What do convicted burglars have to say about securing your home? (Updated 2019)

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What do convicted burglars have to say about securing your home? (Updated 2019)
Here at DefendItYourself.com we feel it is important for you to know if you are taking are enough to protect your home from intruders. Should you keep your lights on? Will your home security system actually protect you? What are a burglar’s patterns and what keeps them at bay? A survey was given to 86 inmates serving time for burglary. The inmates were asked to respond anonymously to 17 questions elaborating on how and when they broke in, and what they were looking for.

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