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What are some easy steps to prevent my home from being burglarized?

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What are some easy steps to prevent my home from being burglarized?
We here at DefendItYourself.com think its important to do everything you can to be proactive about preventing theft.  While it's difficult to protect your home from professional thieves, most home burglaries are done by amateurs. These thieves are more easily thwarted if you employ some of these simple security precautions:

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What do convicted burglars have to say about securing your home?

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What do convicted burglars have to say about securing your home?

Burglars: Their Patterns and How to Protect Against Them Many people wonder if the precautions they are taking are enough to protect their home from intruders. Should you keep your lights on? Will your home security system actually protect you? What are a burglar’s patterns and what keeps them at bay? A survey was given to 86 inmates serving time for burglary. The inmates were asked to respond anonymously to 17 questions elaborating on how and when they broke in, and what they were looking for. How did you break into a home or apartment? Most inmates broke in through...

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Dome vs Turret vs Bullet, which do I pick?

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Dome vs Turret vs Bullet, which do I pick?

Here at DefendItYourself.com we sell three main camera body style types.  There is no wrong answer but sometimes a camera may offer a benefit over another based on your installation requirements. Domes Superior protection against vandalization of the camera itself Difficult to see where they are pointing so one cannot tell what is and isn't being surveilled.  Can give the illusion of more comprehensive coverage with fewer cameras. Turrets Often have superior IR to domes Aesthetically clean looking and visually unobtrusive on your home/business Easy to reposition Bullets Hoods can help with glare reduction in sunny environments Often accommodate longer range lens for zooming in on...

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Blog goals

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Blog goals

In our blog section here at DefendItYourself.com we will cover tips and tricks for keeping your property secure.  Physically securing your property as well as discouraging potential burglars can help keep you and your possessions out of a burglar's crosshairs

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