Burglars target homes that they think will contain valuables, a sure giveaway is leaving packaging from expensive items outside your home.
Ensure side gates are locked to prevent access to the rear of the property.
Install a visible burglar alarm or security camera.
Have good outdoor lighting or motion sensor security lighting.
Install a driveway alarm, which acts as a deterrent to protect your home perimeter.
Plant spiky plants in vulnerable areas.
Don’t make it obvious when you’re away.
Update your locks, secure your windows and invest in smart lighting.
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