Install a Home Security System
Keep Your Property Well-Lit
Adequate lighting around your home is crucial to deter thieves. Install outdoor lighting around entry points, walkways, and dark corners. Motion-sensor lights can be particularly effective, as they surprise and draw attention to any movement near your property.
Avoid Advertising Valuables
Dispose of packaging discreetly and avoid leaving it in plain sight. Packaging from expensive items can attract unwanted attention and indicate that valuable belongings are inside your home. Be cautious about displaying expensive items near windows as well.
There is no fool proof method to completely eliminate the risk of theft, but by implementing these security measures, you can significantly reduce the chances of becoming a target.