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10 Things a Burglar Doesn't Want You to Know

Bob Vila Logo By Nina Malkin of Bob Vila | Slide 1 of 10: You’re justly proud of your rhododendrons and other thick shrubs that lend curb appeal. Unfortunately, lush hedges can provide cover for a burglar jimmying his way in. Nearby trees, too, can be used by a second-story man if the branches abut your windows. Keep vegetation trimmed low, and consider installing thorny plants close to the house to thwart thieves.Related: 10 Simple Under $60 Curb Appeal Updates for Any Home

It's a Jungle Out There

You’re justly proud of your rhododendrons and other thick shrubs that lend curb appeal. Unfortunately, lush hedges can provide cover for a burglar jimmying his way in. Nearby trees, too, can be used by a second-story man if the branches abut your windows. Keep vegetation trimmed low, and consider installing thorny plants close to the house to thwart thieves.

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Related: 10 Simple Under $60 Curb Appeal Updates for Any Home

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