Have you ever seen a rubber band on a door and wondered what it was doing there? Break-ins and burglaries happen more often than most of us would like to think. The United States leads the world in burglaries — one occurs about every 15 seconds. A surprising 30% of burglars enter homes through unlocked doors, windows or other openings without having to use force to get in. For those of us who are sure to lock up, the chances of experiencing a break-in can still be worrisome to think about.
1. Apparently finding a rubber band on a door means that a burglar may be trying to get into your home.