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15 Tips to Prevent Tools From Getting Stolen

Power tool theft is on the rise because thieves no longer need a pawnshop to get rid of stolen goods; they just sell them online. Tradespeople tend to be top targets because they have expensive tools, but crooks don't limit themselves to stealing from work trucks and trailers. A garage full of outdoor power equipment is also vulnerable. Preventing power tool theft isn't easy, but these tips will help to cut down on the incidences, and make it harder for crooks to profit from their crime.

Tag Your Tools: Not Pretty but Effective!

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