Do you have a family? Do you live in a detached home? Congratulations. It also means that you are among the most likely Americans to be targeted by burglars. You can also increase your chances of being burglarized if you live in one of those houses that is located at the center of the block, because it is more difficult to notice suspicious activities when people are breaking into these houses.
So if any of the houses or situations above describe your situation, you should probably take a few steps toward protecting your home. Protecting your home is not something that you can do on your own. Yes, you might have a gun at home, but you are not home at all times.
That being said, the vast majority of burglaries, which is to say somewhere around 87 percent are categorized as being preventable. That