Category Burglary

How do I manage my stress after experiencing a crime?

Are you feeling anxious, stressed or worried after experiencing a crime? You’re not alone. Experiencing a crime can disrupt your normal day-to-day life and sometimes it can take a while to feel like you’ve got that normality back again. Not only that, but experiencing a crime means you might experience…

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Turn on the tech – the smart way to secure your home

Smart tech is transforming the world as we know it, from the way we order takeaways to how we keep in touch and how we control the washing machine. While sales of mobile phones have started to fall in recent years as innovation slows down, sales of smart security systems…

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5 super simple ways to prevent burglary

Unfortunately, burglary is one of the most common crime types we’re likely to experience at some point in our lives. But luckily, there is plenty you can do to minimise the chances of becoming a victim yourself. It may surprise you to know that over a quarter of burglaries in…

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5 tips for staying summer safe at home

When the hot weather kicks in, we find ourselves outside instead of in, slowing down instead of rushing around and generally just enjoying the sunshine that the glorious summer months bring. However, while most people are simply enjoying the warm summer days, for criminals, the longer hours and relaxed mood…

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Our top safety tips for avoiding Christmas burglaries

With Christmas but a few weeks away you’ll doubtless be either planning, in the middle of, or, if you’re really organised, basking in the glory of having completed your Christmas shopping. The festive season represents one of the business periods of the year for the high street, and it’s typically…

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How to avoid becoming a repeat burglary victim: 10 tips

People who have been burgled have a more than one in four chance of being burgled again. Anyone who has been burgled will know how traumatic it can be. You feel anger, disbelief, fear and even denial that the crime has taken place. It’s an invasion of your privacy and…

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6 things to do to your home following a burglary

According to the Office for National Statistics, around 2 in 100 households were victims of domestic burglary during 2017. That makes the chances of your home being burgled relatively low, but if it does happen, dealing with the trauma of losing possessions and having your home violated by an intruder…

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How to cope with the emotional trauma of burglary

There are few invasions of privacy quite as disturbing as having your house burgled. Anyone who has experienced home intrusion of this kind will be aware of the emotional trauma that often follows, and in this post, we’re going consider how that might manifest itself and what you can do…

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