Door Locks to Protect Your Home During the Holidays

Burglaries seem to ramp up toward the end of December. Is it the Christmas lights or the fact many people are away from home during the holiday season? According to the U.S. Department of Justice’s National Crime Victimization Survey in 2010, about 40% of unlawful entries (between 2003 and 2007) were through unlocked doors or windows, and many entered through an open door; some even had keys to the door lock.1

However, there were no verifiable reports of homeowners (or Macaulay Culkin) setting off tripwires or paint buckets to fend off criminals!

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