Christmas is one of the busiest times of year for burglars, with home insurance claims rising in January following December thefts.
Watch our short film featuring a little friend of ours offering his top tips to keep the burglars at bay if you're planning on leaving your home alone this Christmas.
Gareth Kloet, head of home insurance at Confused.com said:
"In addition to following the tips in the film, we'd also encourage homeowners to consider upgrading their security as both a way of safeguarding their possessions and as a method for reducing home insurance costs.
"For example, installing a properly fitted alarm and locks will bring lower home insurance premiums."