When you do not have home security systems equipped in your house, you should protect your house with proper measures like that of a security system. If you have a house that has been constructed with a garage, you need to make sure that the door in the garage is of proper quality with efficient locks. Also make sure that the door that reaches the house through the garage is equipped with first class doors fitted with locks of high quality. Using security systems for home would be a better choice rather than checking the doors. Keep inspecting each and every single window of your house is not damaged and also check if the joints that hold your window are within your house. Like the doors the windows should also be replaced or fixed when they are damaged. It is always lovely to have a separate garden which will become more advantageous for trespassers to keep them out of sight. So it would be much better if your yards do not tempt intruders. You can keep cutting the bushes so that they remain short and will become impossible for people to hide. Extra protection can be given to your house by landscaping the garden with thorny plants like roses and cactus near the windows.