Let's spill the tea: Without proper protection, you're three times more likely to become a burglar's main attraction in your neighborhood.
And here's the cold, hard truth: If you fall victim to a break-in, you're waving goodbye to an average of $2,600 worth of your precious belongings—and that doesn’t even begin to cover the other losses: feeling safe, sleeping through the night, and not looking behind shower curtains and under beds for intruders.
But here’s the good news—burglars and porch pirates don’t want to work hard to get to your goods. The more barriers you put in their way, the better chance they’ll skip your home and move on down the road to easier pickings. A little investment now can save you thousands in the long run.
If you’ve got even a little extra cash, here are seven ways to feel safer—and worry less—for under $350.