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The majority of burglaries that occur in Louisiana do not involve violence or the use of a weapon, but victims do feel traumatized for months after a break-in. Most people don’t fully recover emotionality or financially.  The average dollar loss from a burglary in the United States is just over $2,000, and there are over 2 million burglaries in the US every year. The good news is about 80% of burglaries are considered preventable. Henry Insurance Service can provide a complete review of your home and auto insurance today!

The most common items stolen include:

  • Cash
  • Cars
  • Art
  • I Pads and other high tech items
  • Computers
  • Jewelry
  • Guns
  • Drugs

Facts- These might surprise you! Provided by “Protect your home”

  1. The typical burglar lives within 2 miles of the victim
  2. Homes in the center of the block are more likely to be burglarized than corner houses
  3. Most burglars are under age 25
  4. Almost all (95%) burglars are male
  5. A home without a home security system is three times more likely to be broken into

Holiday Prevention Tips 

  • Get a security system
  • Limit landscaping close to your house
  • Don’t advertise your vacation on social media
  • Leave lights on when gone
  • Have a neighbor check in
  • Always lock your garden sheds and garages
  • Use a variable light timer to activate lights inside your home
  • Lock your doors and windows
  • If you gone, arrange for your lawn to be mowed
  • Don’t let papers or mail pile up
  • Have adequate exterior lighting. 

A properly designed homeowner’s insurance policy can provide financial security in case you have a loss. Call us today for a free review. We offer competitively priced homeowners insurance with many options.