What To Do After A Break In?

What To Do After A Break In?

Kristen Lubbe
Mar 1, 2011

Q: Our apartment was robbed shortly after the holidays while we were away. We're safe, everything that was stolen can be replaced and we have renter's insurance. But I'm shocked at how violated the break-in has made me feel in the days since it happened! They dug through everything and pretty much turned the place upside down looking for cash and valuables. We LOVE our apartment and live in a great neighborhood but I can't seem to shake this edgy feeling.

We've taken measures to prevent future break-ins; the landlord reinforced the door and we've got timers on our lights now, but I'd appreciate any tips readers have on making this place feel like our sanctuary again.

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