The scale of the theft of tools from tradesmen and business owners around Ireland has forced some out of business as a result, and this is the case across the country.
“Garda stop van with no insurance and find €6,000 worth of stolen tools.”
“Theft of power tools from Limerick business investigated.”
“Livestock trailers, quad and tools worth €30,000 stolen in Longford”
“Specialist equipment valued at almost €60,000 was stolen from van at a Dublin hotel”
- Tools stolen from vehicles every 20 minutes, new research reveals
- Nearly half of tradespeople (47 per cent) have fallen victim to tool theft
- Roofers have had their tools stolen the most, with nearly two thirds falling victim to tool theft (65 per cent), followed closely by electricians (58 per cent) and plumbers (55 per cent)
- A majority said that their tools were stolen overnight (53 per cent) (source Direct Line UK)
Mini Storage can offer you a secure compound with parking spaces and secure containers, to protect your tools and equipment and allow you access them 24/7.