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Top 10 Ways to Crime-proof Your House


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Trim Your Shrubs
Bushes look pretty but they also give criminals a hiding spot.
Bushes look pretty but they also give criminals a hiding spot.
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A tall row of hedges around the perimeter of your front yard may give you a feeling of privacy, but it gives potential burglars a safe place to work. Shrubs and bushes that obscure the view of your house should be trimmed back. Make sure windows and doors are visible from the street.


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