How to Burglary Proof your Landscaping with Boundary Fence
Burglar Proof Your Denver Home with Landscape and Fence Ideas by Boundary Fence
Need to burglar-proof your home, but don’t want to have to resort to bars on the windows? Boundary Fence and Supply gives you ways to accomplish this with a few simple ideas for your landscaping and fencing! Landscaping, lighting and privacy fencing are more critical to securing your home than actually replacing doors, windows, and locks. An approach called ‘Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design’ uses natural surveillance, territorial reinforcement with privacy fencing, access control and target hardening to deter crime. Let’s find out how!
Trim Those Hedges!
You can increase visibility by trimming bushes to 3 feet or shorter. This improves visibility from the street, from neighbors and pedestrians who can report mysterious persons. Tulane University police officers have said that an ideal target for criminals is a house surrounded by large hedges and shrubs because it decreases visibility factor.
One way to make an easy criminal deterrent is to put a topper on your fence to make it difficult to climb. You can affix a square-shaped timber trellis to the top of a fence and use it as a support for a prickly shrub. Growing a thorny plant through the trellis structure provides an extra measure of protection. Check with our wide selection of fences and speak with one of our specialists to help you find the fence and deterrent you need!
The area under windows is a priority in maintaining a safe landscape from burglars. Planting low, thorny bushes, such as barberries, roses or any spiky plant will help deter break-ins. Large succulents are also a great option. Another safety measure is covering your ground under your windows with gravel. By doing so, the loud crunch of the gravel will attract attention to approaching footsteps!
An easy option that works well with Boundary Fences and gates are security lights. Motion activated lighting can be mounted onto fences, trees or housing to startle intruders. The motion detector turns the light on immediately after the sensor picks up motion. Many of these lights are solar powered, which is ideal for outdoor use!
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Boundary Fence and Supply Company in Denver can provide any kind of fencing or gate for your home. With security fencing and custom gates to protect your property, you can have peace of mind in your home. We have been in business since 1973, owned and operated by the Unruh family. Our customers can depend on the quality and integrity of service. We will sell and install the best and repair the rest! We take pride in our products and customer service. Your business and satisfaction are important to us, let our expert, professional sales staff provide you with a free fence estimate, call today!