Yard Protection

Privacy Hedges

Hedgerows present homeowners with another option for increasing their home's security level while also enhancing its aesthetics and privacy. They are essentially a sort of plant wall. Depending on the particular species, they can be inexpensive to plant and maintain. With the opportunity to plant many different kinds of species in different patterns and designs, many homeowners choose this option and apply their own personal preferences.

Mountain Pine

Also known as Swiss Mountain Pine, these conifers grow at high altitudes, between 200 and 2,700 meters above sea level. Like other pines they grow needle-shaped leaves that may cause discomfort when brushed by human skin. For this reason, some people employ Mountain Pine as a security measure.

Your Yard is the First Line of Defense

You may not believe it but most burglars do not plan their break ins. They are crimes of opportunity. They pick what appears to be a simple target. If they see a greater risk than they anticipated, they move onto a safer target. Therefore the more effort you take to keep your home from seeming to be a simple target, the safer you will be.

Security Tips for Indoor and Outdoor Lighting

It is a well-known fact that satisfactory lighting is a very valuable deterrent to crime. Although most any lighting might help reduce your risk of becoming a victim; the right lights, utilized properly will be an extremely effective deterrent to burglars and other intruders and improve your home security.