The months of July and August are conducive to burglaries. If burglars ask about your lifestyle so they know when to act, do the same to catch them. If you know this trick, there's a good chance you'll avoid getting robbed this summer.
When you know that one in three burglaries takes place during the holidays, you have to do everything to protect yourself during this period. Close your shutters to make access difficult, keep all your valuables out of sight, install an alarm and CCTV cameras, remain discreet on social networks... There are many preventive measures to avoid the worst while you're away. Beyond these gestures to put in place before leaving for the weekend or on vacation, here is a technique to know to unmask if burglars have planned to come and visit you in your absence.
Thieves are full of tricks for their burglaries. They monitor your presence and your comings and goings a few days before taking action. They like to know your habits to be sure not to cross paths with you. To succeed every time, they also have a very effective technique which is to mark their territory to ensure your prolonged absence.
If you see a locksmith contact sticker on or near your door, or on your mailbox, beware. Very often, it is not a locksmith company specializing in troubleshooting that leaves you their contact details, but burglars. So when they come back a few days later, if the sticker is still there, you're most likely away and the way is clear. If the sticker has been removed, you are present. If you see this type of sticker on your door, you'd better remove it quickly.
Simply by asking your neighbors or those around you to regularly check that burglars have not spotted your accommodation for a future burglary by leaving a sticker, a symbol such as a cross or any other code on the door or on the wall . So if someone sees a sticker or mark, they can peel it off or erase the trace. When the burglar comes back to break in, he'll think you're at home and that may be a strong deterrent to breaking in. Do not hesitate to check in front of your neighbors' door if you know that they are absent, this could prevent them from having malicious visitors during their holidays.