Today I stumbled across some facts from SafeguardTheWorld.com about home intrusions A.K.A Burglaries. What I found was eye opening! No wonder we get more and more calls about video surveillance and security system packages!
Every 13 seconds a home intrusion happens.
2.5 million+ home intrusions are committed every year.
Less than 17% of the homes in U.S. have any type of security system.
Identity theft is the fastest growing crime in the U.S.
1 out of 3 assaults are a result of a residential burglary.
85% of break-ins are from non-professionals…usually more desperate and dangerous.
Insurance agencies can offer discounts up to 20% for auto insurance when a home security system is installed.
Home security statistics tell us that 95% of break-ins needed some amount of force to break-in.
Thieves prefer easy access, through an unlocked doors or windows.
Home security statistics tell us that the type of tools used to break in are usually simple; a screwdriver, pliers, pries bars, and small hammers are most common.
Police usually only solve 13% of all burglaries -due to lack of witnesses or physical evidence
While these statistics are scary, home theft and intrusion is preventable with a good security system. Contact Nexus at 775-721-0836 or Info@nexushome.com to inquire what options would be best for your home.