There's no doubt about it. If you want to keep your home safe from break- ins, you should have good locks an all doors and windows. An alarm system is also a good idea.
But home security doesn't end with locks and alarms. There are other less obvious ways to keep your home safe. For example:
Install exterior lights with a motion detection feature. A light suddenly going on will almost always send a potential intruder away.
Look for – and if possible eliminate – spots around your property...