Not goodbye ago, people didn't feel the necessity to lock their doors or windows. But times have changed, then has the necessity to use locks for cover .
Installing quality locks is that the first line of defense against home burglaries since they will protect you against physical attack. Other steps are often taken to extend your security, as well. Here are some tips from the National Crime Prevention Council.
* Use your locks. Even the simplest locks can't protect you if you do not use them.
* Secure your spare. Leave your spare key with a trusted neighbor. Never hide it on the property. Burglars have more experience trying to find keys than you are doing hiding them.
* Let there be light. confirm all outside entrances - front, back and side - have good lighting so burglars can't easily hide.