Homeowners have been reminded to take extra care of their security during the warmer months, as opportunistic thieves are more likely to steal from gardens over the summer.
We are all spending much more time at home, but that doesn’t mean we can rest easy in thinking our homes are entirely free from the threat of thefts.
Nearly one-third of British households have had personal possessions stolen from their garden, with some goods costing several hundreds of pounds.
Even though crime rates have dropped during the lockdown, home and property break-ins remain a serious risk in the UK. The Spurs and England footballer Dele Alli was targeted and burgled on 14 May, when thieves got past his private security and made off with watches worth thousands.
Everyone knows that a locksmith repairs locks and replaces or duplicates keys, and we know that should we lock ourselves out of our homes or cars, the locksmith is who to call.
The list of jobs that needs to be done when you have bought your new home always seems to be endless, but by employing the services of a locksmith, you can cross a few things off. They will be able to provide a whole range of solutions for your home, but right now, some are more essential than others.
A west Suffolk village shop – thought to be the oldest in Britain – has been broken into, with thieves gaining entry by smashing a glass door before making off with the till.