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10 Ways to Burglar Proof Your Home

Society & Culture  (tags: Home, Safety, Security, Burglary, Theft )

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Whether it's a small tip of advice or a whole new addition to install, adding more security to your home is never a bad idea. Here are some ways to help make you feel safer at home.

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gail dair (0)
Tuesday September 7, 2010, 12:39 am
Noted thankyou

Julie van Niekerk (230)
Tuesday September 7, 2010, 3:02 am
All of the points are used in South Africa and the thieves still come in.

. (0)
Tuesday September 7, 2010, 11:57 am
Very good advice. We have and do many of the thing on the list. We also are retired and our neighborhood knows we are very aware of any changes in the area. When you are outside your home make sure your body language says I am aware of what is going on are me.

Pat B (356)
Tuesday September 7, 2010, 3:53 pm
Thank you, Nancy for this informative post!!

Kathy Chadwell (354)
Tuesday September 7, 2010, 4:39 pm
Don't plant (nor allow) shrubs that a predator can hide in around your house.
Keep your drapes pulled once it starts getting dark.
Never leave a porch light on (police here say it's a sign nobody is home)

Nikki Kay was a 104 pound Black German Shepherd (the largest of the breed) I needed nothing else:)

Freya H (357)
Tuesday September 7, 2010, 6:15 pm
As for getting a dog - you don't need a ferocious Doberman to keep the baddies at bay. Anything that will make a racket will do. Pekingese dogs are great - they are small, but their ancestors guarded the houses of Chinese nobles for millennia, so they are very alert.

Carmen S (69)
Tuesday September 7, 2010, 8:48 pm
All very good ideas. Thanks nancy

Sharon S (8)
Tuesday September 7, 2010, 9:24 pm
Noted and very good ideas. I have pit bll who would help the burglar and go to her "room" (bathroom) if she didn't get any attention. Ankle biters are better burglar deterrents. Even some nasty cats can chase them off, er, scratch them off. heh heh. But good ideal all. Thank you.

MmAway M (505)
Wednesday September 8, 2010, 12:39 am
Thank Nancy for this...

Got an alarm, but my rescue will attack anyone that comes around me!!! Even my own MOM!!!

Lim Y (7)
Wednesday September 8, 2010, 1:21 am

Hana W (47)
Wednesday September 8, 2010, 4:04 am

Marian D (57)
Wednesday September 8, 2010, 1:21 pm
I was also told to keep my car keys handy so that I could trigger the car alarm if someone was trying to break into the house. Sounds like good advice because the alarm is so loud, it would likely scare off intruders.

Thursday September 9, 2010, 3:23 am
Noted. Thank you, Nancy.
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