According to the FBI, nearly 2 million burglaries occur each year. If you're heading off on vacation this summer, burglar proof your Vero Beach home while you enjoy your time away by not telling the world you're gone, and by having your neighbor help out.
According to the FBI, burglaries cost victims about $4.5 billion in property losses in 2013. The average dollar loss per burglary offense was $2,322.
Ways to Burglar Proof Your Vero Beach Home
Deterrence starts with good locks, secured windows — even on the second floor – and hiding valuables so thieves won't even want to bother. You'll also want to make your home look like it's occupied.
Here are some other things you should consider taking care of before you leave your home prey to thieves looking for their next target.