Lock your doors and windows every time you leave the house, even when you're just in the garden.
Hide all keys, including car keys, out of sight.
Fit a visual burglar alarm.
Install good outside lighting.
Leave radios or lights in your house on a timer.
Make sure the fences around your garden are in good condition.
Store valuable items, including passports, driving licences and bank statements, out of view.
Hide cash and wallets away.
Secure bikes at home by locking them to an immovable object inside a locked shed or garage.
Keep all ladders and tools stored away. Don't leave them outside where they could be used to break into your home.