It might be wise to first understand somewhat about the various kinds of burglars out there to be best equipped to prevent a possible burglary and how their thinking works, get in their heads; believe as a burglar! Be like a burglar! ... Hang on, no, do not get carried away. Think as a burglar- full stop. Understand Your Burglar - The Chancer Such a burglar is undoubtedly the most frequent and is usually where most burglars start out. The Chancer is an opportunist that looks out for a simple target. Such a burglar usually will determine to snitch in the spur of the moment when an opportunity presents its self and appears to be quite good at surviving in the minute. They usually go in plain sight for more low hazard thing like a mobile phone or anything of value.