Use this helpful list as a guide to planning for your security needs:
þ Make sure you have a 1" deadbolt lock installed on your front door. A 1/2" latch is very easy for a burglar to open.
þ A good chain and a poor lock do not work. Consider high-security deadbolt locks.
þ Install a door viewer (also called a peep hole)
þ Ensure all windows below eye level are locked and secured with strong steel window bars.
þ Remove bushes and shrubs that give theives privacy.
þ An alarm system will let you know when your security has been breached.
þ CCTV Cameras can provide evidence in catching theives.