Surviving a home invasion is one of the worst feelings out there. Not only does your home now feel exposed and unsafe, but you're also saddled with replacing the valuables you can while figuring out how to feel safe again.
Obviously, no victim of burglary is responsible for someone else's crime. If a thief targets you, that is on them, not you. However, there are tips and tricks that can make it easier to protect yourself from home invasion - and who among us doesn't want to feel a bit safer?
LED lighting is cheap these days.
If your house is gonna be vacant for a while, consider investing in one of those smart-lighting home automation systems where you can set different rooms to turn on and off at different points in the day. (Kitchen during dinnertime, bedrooms at night, etc.)