Christmas may be the most wonderful time of the year, but unfortunately it’s also the busiest time of the year for burglars. Why? Well, as you can imagine, houses are more likely to contain more valuables over the Christmas period what with the many electrical appliances, gadgets and toys being bought left, right and centre.
So, which items are most likely to get stolen? Find out here and learn how you can protect your home from being raided by a burglar.
Top 10 Most Stolen Items
This year Direct Line home insurance carried out a new claims analysis which revealed the most popular items stolen by burglars. The top 10 are:
2. Mobile phones
3. Power tools
7. Golfing equipment
8. Gardening tools
9. Audio equipment
Bicycles make up 17% of theft claims, but as you can see, electrical devices are very close behind, with three items in the top five being electrical. You’ll no doubt have at least one of these items in your home over the festive period, even if they’re not presents! In fact, six of the world's seven billion people have mobile phones according to a U.N. report. Therefore it’s important to follow some tips, so that you can protect presents and belongings.
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