Although it is important to have a fence, it won’t always keep out attackers. Always have strong safety gates which are always locked. Strong burglar bars in front of windows are also important.
If attackers try to break down burglar bars or safety gates it can provide you with the time needed to press a panic button
A panic button is also a necessity to have.
Alarms and security cameras can provide you with effective early warning systems. So can big dogs.
It is also very very important to know your neighbors and save their numbers in your phone. Neighborhood WhatsApp groups are important because you can summon help from several people at the same time…