Video: 7 Things Burglars Don't Want You to Know - Bob Vila

Video: 7 Things Burglars Don’t Want You to Know

There's more to home security than installing a state-of-the-art alarm system. Real peace of mind comes from knowing you've done all you can do to protect your home.

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You probably consider your home to be a safe haven from all the danger and mayhem in this crazy world, and most of the time, that’s the case. But however secure you may feel when curled up on the couch or enjoying a home-cooked meal, you could be compromising your home’s defenses without even knowing it, leaving you vulnerable to break-ins and robberies.

Redouble your efforts to guard your home against would-be robbers by making a few small changes in your landscaping, home decor, and daily habits. Though minor, these little steps could mean the difference between a quiet, peaceful night or a home invasion.

For more security advice, consider:

10 Ways to Burglar-Proof Your Home for Under $100

8 Ways to Make It Look Like You’re Home When You’re Not

11 Ways You May Be Inviting Burglars Into Your Home




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