Burglary and theft of our treasured possessions is something that none of us like to think about. However last year in England and Wales there were 632,000 household burglaries. Statistics show that one in five homes lack coverage for their household contents, meaning they would have to foot the bill themselves should the unthinkable happen. And renters listen up, not only are you less likely than owners to have contents insurance, but you are also unfortunately more likely to be a victim of theft.

The following infographic from Very.co.uk looks at some interesting facts and figures around household burglary and gives some handy hints and tips to help minimize the risk.

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Steal or No Steal?

Irma Wallace

Irma Wallace

Co-founder and Vice President of SearchRank, responsible for many of the day to day operations of the company. She is also founder of The Arizona Builders’ Zone, a construction / home improvement portal.

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