After the front door, windows are the second most common entry point for burglars. There are a range of ways you can keep your windows more secure.

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Lock your windows It may sound simple, but windows are left unlocked far more than doors. Indeed, older windows may not even have an adequate lock. You should ideally have a key-operated lock on every window – this is a requirement on some home insurance policies so is worth checking.

Remember to keep those keys away from the windows though! If you have French windows, remember that the lock securing them is only as strong as the door. Invest in strong bolts to fit to the top and bottom of the doors. Hide your valuables Again, another simple one: with fewer valuables on display, your property will seem like less of an easy target.

Keep them out of sight, or close the curtains to hide what’s inside if you’re away.

Thorny plants Putting thorny plants underneath windows adds that extra obstacle to a would-be thief.

Anything that can help deter them from breaking in is beneficial.

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