Door Locks - Did you know
• Every year, there are over 1 million burglaries and attempted burglaries
• A burglary happens every 40 seconds in the UK.
• Most burglaries are not pre-planned but are committed by opportunistic criminals.
• 73% of burglars use doors, which are open in 3% of cases.
• 56% of burglaries happen at night.
• 64% of householders also confessed to occasionally leaving doors unlocked whilst away from home and a further 37% whilst inside the home – even though statistics show that 22% of burglaries are carried out with the thief aware that the home was occupied.