Have you broken in to your own home?

Leaving keys at work, locking them in the house or hearing the door accidently swing shut have been cited as the main reasons for having to resort to breaking in.

Leaving keys at work, locking them in the house or hearing the door accidently swing shut have been cited as the main reasons for having to resort to breaking in.

Many homeowners have resorted to desperate, and sometimes dangerous measures to enter their own home… check out the top ten most common ways for Brits to break into their own home:

1. I climbed in a through window that was left open
2. I smashed a window in to gain entry
3. I broke down the door
4. My partner broke down the door
5. One of my children offered to go through a window
6. I used a plastic card to 'swipe' down the door
7. I used a ladder to climb up to one of the bedroom windows
8. My partner managed to climb through a window
9. I smashed open a lock
10. I snapped the chain lock

Just think if it’s this easy for you to break into your own home, how easy is it for a burglar? With the dark evenings still in full force now is the time to look at your own security and make sure your home isn’t an easy target.