Lucasz Puk, 31, from Wescott Road, Wokingham, pleaded guilty to two counts of burglary, and was sentenced at Reading Crown Court on Monday April 14.
Puk broke into two houses in Barn Close, Bracknell - one while the residents were inside - who phoned the police after he disturbed them.
Police later found Puk nearby, and arrested him.
The crimes took place on Tuesday February 8, and Wednesday February 9, with Puk stealing a number of valuable items from both houses - which have not been disclosed by the police.
Detective Constable Marc Boyd said: “Due to the team work of officers in Bracknell Forest we have secured yet another conviction of a local burglar. Both the neighbourhood teams and the local CID have worked together to bring a local burglar to justice and help to prevent further offences in the area”
Puk was sentenced to three years for each offence, to be served consecutively.