Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year – but unfortunately, that is something that also goes for burglars too. When there are homes full of expensive gifts, this is the season that burglars love to make the most of, so you should be extra vigilant when it comes to home security at Christmas time.
There are many ways that you can make your home much less attractive to burglars and make sure that your Christmas presents are kept safe and sound under the tree where they belong. Here are some ways that you can do this…
A home security system is a good way to keep an eye on your home and also acts as a visual deterrent to burglars – companies like CCTV Manchester based company Red Dam will be able to help you with what is right for your home and make sure that you can keep an eye on it at all times.
Many burglars like to enter homes through the garden as this often means they have less chance of being spotted. Make your garden unattractive to burglars by having high fences and lots of spiky plants around the edges – as well as being practical, plants like holly also offer some festive cheer to your garden!
At Christmas there are certain things that burglars look out for – empty homes where people may be away visiting family, as well as boxes outside from expensive products such as games consoles. Make sure that you put your lights on a timer if you are going away and don’t leave any rubbish outside that may identify what is in the house.