It’s usually much easier for thieves to target your garden instead of breaking into your home. No matter what steps you take, the garden will always be your property’s most vulnerable space.
However, that doesn’t mean you should just sit back and accept the fact your garden is the most likely target. There’s a lot you can do to help deter and prevent unauthorised access - We’ll tell you how.
In this article, we explore ways to secure your garden using gate accessories (plus a few extra tips).
What attracts thieves to gardens?
Before we explore ways to prevent thieves from entering your garden, let’s take a look at what attracts them in the first place.
The main reason to why one in ten UK gardens are broken into each year comes purely down to the fact thieves can access them do easily. They’re in and out in seconds.
The second cause for gardens being targeted so heavily is because high valuable items are often left lying around. This includes bicycles, lawnmowers, garden tools, etc.
So, how can you better secure your garden and help prevent unauthorised access?