13 Ways to Fake That You Have a Home Security System and Deter Burglars
Send burglars running with these fake home security system options.
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Criminals fear lasers because they’re well aware that these sensors are placed across from each other to cause an invisible beam to pass between them and if that beam is broken the alarm system is triggered. Use a fake laser scanner to project red laser-looking lights that will intimidate burglars, scaring them away from your home! Here’s how to fool burglars by making it look like you’re home.
Use these plugs to time your lights to switch on and off, even if you’re not home! It’s a simple, effective and economical way to keep intruders at bay. (If you have smart-home technology, you can turn lights off and on with your phone.) Make sure you also do these things before leaving your home for a long time.
Solar-powered exterior security light
This exterior light is ideal for alerting you to any movement outside your home, by emitting a super bright light when activated via its motion sensor. This simple light may alert burglars that you have even more security if they dare to break in, making it an effective deterrent if you’re not ready to purchase a full-on home security system. That being said, you’re more likely to be robbed at this time of the day, and night lights may not help you then.
Kinder, gentler deterrent
While you may opt for some fake cameras (or real ones), you can let would-be burglars know they’re on camera with these friendly stickers. These tricks to outsmart criminals will keep you safe inside and outside of the house.
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