You’ve heard about home security before, but are you doing everything in your power to protect your home from being burgled? While we can’t stop burglars and thieves from entering and stealing our homes, we can certainly protect ourselves and our valuables. Here are 11 simple methods to make your home less attractive to thieves.

Windows & Doors

Make sure you lock your doors and windows when you leave your house, even if it’s just for a few minutes. It’s surprisingly easy for an intruder to gain access through an unlocked door or window. Taking a few minutes to lock up can save you months of headaches and lots of money.