Every year dozens of Christmas lighting enthusiasts lose valuable outdoor decorations to despicable robbers, thieves and bandits.
What are the best techniques for securing outdoor Christmas decorations?
For blowups we use wood pallets and staple black landscape cloth over them and put large screw eyes on each corner of the palet. We place the pallets in the yard where we want the blow ups and screw the fan base to the middle of the pallet and use the scew eyes for the rope tie downs. This secures the blowups and keeps them dryer and out of the grass and dirt.
I used a kit that is a closed loop alarm circuit. Basically used speaker wire all the way through items if it got disconnected the alarm and lights came on.
good relationship with local law enforcement. Keep them and happy, and they keep me happy. When they don't have anything going on, they need to drive around... why not drive by my house. Sometimes a call to the police department can help you with this also.
Step two.. big German Sheppard. Most people don't know he is just a big cuddler, but he sounds ferocious.
This is my number 1 fear! I have invested in motion detectors and looking into security cameras. I like the pallet idea, but I have over 50 inflatables to put out this year, so I will need a few.
I put out a few signs that say