Summer is over, the autumn school term is well under way, and the clocks will be going back at the end the month. It’s time to start preparing for winter and making sure your security systems are up to date and ready for the season.
As the nights grow longer and daylight decreases, there is a significant increase in burglaries. A 25% increase in household burglaries has been recorded over the winter period, with Halloween and bonfire night being the worst.
National Home Security Month is now into its sixth year. A month-long campaign, throughout October, it raises awareness about the importance of home security as well as providing advice and information on how to keep your property safe and secure.
With the nights drawing in the risk of burglary increases, especially leading up to and over Halloween and bonfire night. These are statistically the worst time of year, and home damage increases by 160% over the period!