Odds are pretty high that at some point during your life your home will be targeted for by a burglar. What many people fail to realize, however, is that in many instances, a burglar actually will strike a residence twice in succession.
The process is this:
A burglar breaks and enters into your home at a given point in time. The burglar takes items of property from you -- electronics equipment, jewelry, and the like. And, off he or she goes.
Most people move fairly quickly to replace at least some of the electronics equipment that is lost in a burglary. Whether they have insurance or not, most people want to replace what has been taken from them in the shortest time possible.
The typical burglar knows of this -- knows that a homeowner is going to work to replace possessions in the shortest amount of time possible. What some burglars do is wait for a bit of time and then strike the same residence once again. They are operating under the assumption that certain items have been replaced and that the residence is ripe again for attack.
Reconsider Your Home Security
In very many ways it goes without saying that if your home was successfully burglarized, the home security scheme you had in place needs some sort of improvement. If you had not home improvement system at the time of a burglary -- you should consider getting one installed quickly.
On the other hand, if you did in fact have a home security system in place at the time your residence was burglarized, you need to rethink and redo that system. And you need to waste no time doing so. (As mentioned, there are a notable number of malcontents in the world who make it a practice of striking the same residence not only once but twice. Thus, it really is imperative for you to work quickly to rethink and remake the manner in which your home security system of scheme is constituted.)
By making noticeable and useful changes to your home security system, you will have taken a very positive step towards ensuring that -- at a minimum -- the very same thief will not swoop down and strike a second time. Plus, after a burglary, there is always a sense of violation and invasion on the part of the homeowner. By reworking a home security system following a violation, you will have taken a positive step to ensuring your own sense of wellbeing.