Home Invasion Facts…Are You Next?

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!

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Burglary Facts

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.