A home invasion is not a pleasant experience for anyone. Unfortunately, a new trend is making your home more vulnerable than ever. Bump keys are a nifty tool that can unlock most doors in seconds – and a quick online search will show any potential burglar how to use them. Luckily, there are ways to protect yourself. Bumping can be prevented in two ways. Several manufacturers now offer bump-proof locks. A slightly more expensive option is to have existing locks reinforced. But more traditional ways of protection remain valuable as well. Patented keys make it more difficult for your keys to be copied, and of course, locking your doors is an easy way to protect yourself against unwanted visitors. And if all else fails, you’ll be happy you remembered to buy the right home insurance.
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What is Lock Bumping?