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Letting fences sag

Gaps in our fence or wall or a garden perimeter that’s too low can make it easy for an intruder to gain access.

However, it’s important to resist the urge to make our garden too secluded or protected. This can make it easier for thieves to slip in to our home unnoticed.

Adding a trellis with climbing plants to the top of our walls and fences is an easy way to make our garden more secure – and attractive. This provides an extra obstacle for burglars, and is unlikely to take the weight of anyone who tries to climb over it.

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