When it comes to home security, most Australians slap a big-arse lock on their front door and call it a day. Obviously, this doesn't present much of an obstacle for any self-respecting burglar. This infographic breaks down everything you need to know for better house protection; from tried-and-proven deterrents to the psychology of the average Australian thief.
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The infographic below comes from the Aussie home improvement solutions company HalfPrice. It attempts to cover all aspects of home security in Australia, along with relevant crime statistics and tips to outsmart burglars.
According to government statistics, approximately one out of every 40 Australian houses will be burgled this year so if you're still relying on the aforementioned big-arse lock it might be time to consider a security upgrade.