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Think like a thief: how not to get burgled, according to science

If you live in the UK, you have about a 1% chance of getting burgled in any given year.

That might sound small, but considering the average UK citizen now lives to see 80, it actually means you have a 4 in 5 chance of being burgled at some point in your life (counting from the day you’re born). You’re four times more likely to be burgled than not in an average lifetime, assuming the odds stay roughly the same throughout.

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Tips to help you keep your home safe this holiday season

Dumber holiday: Smart and dumb tips to protect your home this summer holiday

18 months in the making. On Friday, schools across the country broke up for the summer holiday. With COVID restrictions largely lifted, this will be the first time many people have been away with their families in over a year. 

Whilst going abroad is still off the cards for most, Britain’s beaches are expected to be busy from dawn till dusk as a holiday-goers flock on staycation. You can go out for a meal at a restaurant, you can host a barbecue, you can even hug old friends. Please, let’s be responsible though.

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Going On Holiday? Here's How To Protect Your Home With Smart Devices

We know. It’s been a while since you enjoyed a worry-free getaway. But, spending more time at home has probably given you the chance to invest in it more than ever before. Maybe you’ve tried some DIY, finished a passion project or renovated entire sections of your home. It’s all this care and attention that makes your home, and everything inside it, irreplaceable. 

At Hiro, we want you to enjoy that first sip of freedom without the worry that something awful is going to happen to your home and your memories when you venture out. That’s why we’re going to take you through some practical, proactive steps you can take to make each room in your home substantially safer – whether you’re in or out.

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