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Gardeners looking to remodel their outdoor space plan to make security their priority over the summer months, according to new survey.
17% of people surveyed plan to erect or renovate existing fencing and gates this summer
Three quarters of households are looking to make improvements on their gardens this summer, with 24% of people concerned about the safety of their property.
The findings follow a recent survey conducted by GoCompare.com, which revealed that gardeners plan to spend an average of £420 on DIY projects to remodel their outdoor space and 7% of those tasks are designed specifically to boost security.
Of those surveyed, 17% plan to erect or renovate existing fencing and gates, while 12.5% hope that investing in their garden will increase the value of their property.