Posts Tagged ‘Walkway’
It isn’t every day that you get inside information from burglars on home security tips. Recently a burglar who committed just over 70 burglaries got caught. He agreed to share some of his inside information with police in the hopes of protecting homeowners from burglaries. He did his work in England where the penalties for burglary are much more severe than in the United States.
We should note that he did this, not out of the goodness of his heart, but in exchange for a more lenient sentence.
He said that it’s just as easy to get into a house in England as it is anywhere. He never had to break into a house. 90% of all burglaries in the United States occur through unlocked doors and windows.
So here are his top four ways to prevent home burglary from the perspective of a professional burglar. Read the rest of this entry »
Installing outdoor flood lights is a home improvement project that will give the exterior of your home some ambiance, as well as an added sense of security. Outdoor lights illuminating your home give it a cozy appeal when you enter the property after shadowy, as well as adding a sense of security against burglars or intruders who assume to operate in darkness.
Outdoor lights can be installed to operate on a motion sensor to do money on your electric bill. This means they will only turn on when someone or something passes by and activates the sensor instead of running all night long. You can direction the lights to illuminate only what is considerable, such as your front or back door, side entryways, the walkway leading to the front door, or landscaping and bushes where potential burglars could be hiding. Read the rest of this entry »