IronmongeryDirect.com invited 1,000 people to take part in a survey about home security. The survey aims to build a comprehensive picture of how safe people feel in their home and how secure their home really are.
OVER HALF OF BRITS
WORRY ABOUT THEIR HOME
BEING BROKEN INTO.
of people worry about their home being broken into.
HOW SAFE ARE PEOPLE'S HOMES?
of people have had their home broken into.
Of these, 9% of people have had their home broken into more than once.
of people know of a home close to where they live that has been broken into.
Amount people know that of a home close to where they live that has been broken into.
WHERE DO PEOPLE FEEL THE SAFEST?
of people in the North West feel safe in their own home.
of people in the West Midlands said they felt safe.
The majority of people only use locks and security lights to protect their properties.
OF PEOPLE ONLY USE A LOCK
OF PEOPLE USE A SECURITY LIGHT
HAVE A SECURE GATE AND FENCING IN PLACE
16% HAVE CCTV
WOULD CONSIDER USING CCTV TO MAKE THEM FEEL MORE SAFE IN THEIR HOMES
HOW MUCH ARE PEOPLE WILLING TO SPEND ON SECURITY?
40% of people are prepared to spend between £100 and £300
THERE'S A BIG INTEREST IN USING SMART PHONES TO CONTROL HOME SECURITY
68% OF PEOPLE ARE INTERESTED IN PRODUCTS SUCH AS SMARTPHONE SECURITY AND ALARMS
1,000 homeowners surveryed by IronmongeryDirect