Did you know that there were over two million home burglaries in the U.S. in 2010? Burglaries can cost homeowners a great deal of money, both in lost possessions and in repairs inside the home. When you want to effectively deter burglars from your Chicago home, there are a number of steps you can take. A home security system is one of the most effective tools against break-ins. In fact, nine out of 10 burglars leave houses with security systems alone. Burglars tend to look for the easiest way into a house, which is why you should upgrade all of your locks to deadbolts and consider bump-proof locks. Check out this infographic courtesy of Goldy Locks, Inc., a Chicago locksmith specializing in keyless entry and home security, to see how you can protect yourself against break-ins. Please share with your friends, family, and neighbors to help keep homes secure!