It is statistically proven that crime increases over the festive period, in particular house burglaries, with an increase of up to 20% at Christmas time. According to crime stats for the financial year 2016/17, there were 6278 burglaries in England and Wales over the 2016 Christmas period. This compares to 5524 the year before and 5222 in 2014 – a 20% increase in 3 years. The survey also reveals that West Yorkshire had the most burglaries in 2016 with 1062 over Christmas.
Taken from the West Yorkshire Police website, they advise ‘Crime prevention doesn’t have to cost a lot of money, there are simple measures you can take to make your home look occupied and reduce your chances of being a victim.
Here are some tips to improve your home security: –
But above all the old tricks to keep the burglars at bay, the best thing to do is improve the security of your home. At Trent Valley Windows, we believe in giving our customers the best quality products and highest levels of security on the market. This is why we recommend the Ultion lock to all our customers.
The Ultion lock is the most secure due to;
For more information on the Ultion lock and how to get the highest security locks for your home and conservatory doors, speak to one of our designers today!
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