HAVE YOU EVER HEARD OF LOCK BUMPING AND BUMP KEYS?
Lock bumping has been known from as far back as 1925 but was kept as a trade secret until the internet turned it into public knowledge. Basically it allows a thief to enter your home in seconds without you knowing.
SO WHAT IS A BUMP KEY?
A bump key is a key which may unlock the door to your home in seconds. It can also unlock tens of thousands of other doors.
WHY IS THIS A PROBLEM?
Simply because this type of key allows a thief to unlock the door and enter your home in seconds.
BUT I'VE GOT INSURANCE SO I'LL BE COVERED FOR IT?
Wrong - Bumping a lock leaves no visible signs of a forced entry and will appear that you simply forgot to lock your door. Leaving your home "unsecured" will invalidate your home insurance policy. It's in the small print.
WHAT CAN I DO ABOUT IT THEN?
Well, to see a graphic demonstration of how quickly someone can enter your home and what you really need to know, as well as how you can prevent this, then visit the website: