Homeowners need to be aware the impact that dark nights can have on their home

The home insurance specialist the Halifax is warning all homeowners that they need to be aware of the impact that dark nights can have on their home, and that they may want to take steps to make sure that burglars don’t use the darkness to try and break into their property.

The clocks went back on Sunday 25th October, now making it go dark early in the evening. Darkness can help burglars when they try and rob someone’s house.

A recommendation to all homeowners is to install a burglar alarm and put up security lights. Also, make sure that your properties doors and windows are locked properly.

You should also join a local neighbourhood watch scheme or thing about starting one up, if you’re currently not a member of one.

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