Seven home security mistakes you’re probably making
Think your home is secure? These are common ways we make it easy for burglars.
Three households are burgled every hour in Victoria, with thieves breaking into almost 27,000 houses in 2018. While items commonly stolen include electronic devices, jewellery, cash and tools, identity theft is an emerging crime where criminals steal passports and tax returns to assume their victim’s identity.
Some burglaries are unavoidable but in many cases householders are making things all too easy for the thieves. We asked RACV’s trade manager of Home Security Dean Rossi what many of us are doing wrong.