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The patio door is the easiest way to brake into your home. A wood dowel will not stop a professional thief.
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Though they are (or should be) obvious, the best advice I can give is not to throw away the empty boxes that all your new goodies come in (take them to a recycle spot away from your home) & don't blab all over facebook, the grocery store, etc. that you are going away. I see these 2 things happen over & over & I just shake my head. Quit telling folks about all your expensive possessions & when you won't be home.
I also have locks on interior doors, more so for if my wife is home alone for a home invasion. I also keep a weapon in every single room and the majority of the rooms have a loaded firearm in them ready to go just in case. Anyone enters my home looking for trouble, they will find it.
False sense of security people with the wood on the sliding door or even the bar we all buy at a home store. Why? In my previous community alarm systems were included and phone lines were buried so the phoneline would not be cut by burglars and the phone bx inside the actual garage. Must people can't afford the window breakage alarm and some forget to get sensors, because they thought what they had would suffice and it didn't (It was manned-gated community with arovel upper class in South Florida). The burglars would use the partio furniture of the person's barckyard to break the sliding doors.
Other instances, even when the neighbor was watching the house and people were away on vacation, the side window would be broken.
One of my friend's bought there and she happened to be home. She lived a street over from my home. 3 young adults went to the community next door, jumped a 6' concrete wall into her street and rang the bells home by home asking for a random name. Whomever didn't answer, (she didn't, cuz she didn't know who the person was and was not expecting anyone) was officially the targeted home. Again, broke the side window, they stole a camera, and few items that were on the kitchen counter. She called 911 from her bathroom upstairs where she locked herself. They were arrested, because someone described the car as they drove away from the other community where they had a car. Worse part is...at least one of them had a job at the near by restaurant and another went to the local HS, that day-he should of been in school-
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I smell what this libtard site is shoveling and it smells like cowardice!
Just put a sign on your front lawn that says: My family and I are completely unprepared for a break-in, so we will stay in the back room so you and any cohorts can take what you want with out a fuss!