“The Territorial Imperative”: Unearthing the Deep Connection Between Territory and Security

What if I told you that the secret to understanding home security lies in an insightful book written by Robert Ardrey in 1966?

“The Territorial Imperative” is not your average read. It delves deep into behavioral science, exploring the innate instincts that drive human behavior.

One of the book’s cornerstone theories is that all animals – humans included – have an instinctual drive to claim territory.

This drive isn’t just about marking spaces, but about survival.

Territories provide resources, shelter, and a vantage point against potential threats.

This idea of territoriality isn’t just confined to the animal kingdom.

It plays a significant role in how we perceive and secure our homes.

Our homes are our territories, our sanctuaries from the world.

Securing them is more than just a desire; it’s an instinctual need.

This paradigm-shifting concept has had a profound influence on how we, at Mulholland Brand, approach residential security.

Our founder, Avi Ben David, has drawn heavily from Ardrey’s wisdom.

He understands that when we secure a home, we are not merely erecting barriers.

We are honoring deep-seated instincts for safety, privacy, and territorial integrity.

The next time you think about your home security, remember Ardrey’s wisdom.

We’re all just creatures seeking to secure our territories, our homes, our sanctuaries.

And that’s what we strive to help you achieve at Mulholland Brand.

🏠 Unveiling the Dual Role of Fencing: A Fusion of Beauty and Security

When we think about the perfect home, we often fantasize about aesthetic qualities – the sprawling lawn, the dreamy windows, the welcoming front door.

But what about the fence?

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Fencing can often be overlooked, considered merely a practical necessity for marking boundaries or keeping unwanted visitors at bay. Yet, when done right, a well-designed fence can significantly enhance a property’s visual appeal, transforming it from “just another house on the block” to a stand-out architectural masterpiece.

For instance, imagine a quaint cottage surrounded by a white picket fence…

White picket fence around a cottage

…or an elegant modern residence framed by a sleek, minimalist aluminum structure.

"Hi-Tech" Full Aluminum Semi-Privacy Gate, Here are the Benefits of Installing a Privacy Gate Around Your Californian Home.
“Hi-Tech” Full Aluminum Semi-Privacy Gate

These fences not only fortify the residence but also accentuate its unique character, adding a layer of charm and elegance.

Good fences, as they say, make good neighbors. But great fences? They make unforgettable homes.

🔑 Unearth Hidden Gems: The Perks of Living Behind a Fence

Fences do more than just mark boundaries. They are shrouded in advantages, redefining what security means, and extending their protective embrace further to include aspects of privacy, noise reduction, and even property value enhancement.

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Your backyard is far more private when surrounded by privacy fencing

Security is paramount, and a fence delivers on this front. Acting as your home’s first line of defense, it keeps unwanted intruders at bay.

Then there’s privacy. A fence gives you a little corner of the world that’s entirely your own, a safe space to relax and be yourself without the prying eyes of the world peeping in.

But, the benefits don’t stop there. Did you know that a fence can act as a sound barrier, reducing noise from busy streets or noisy neighbors? Talk about a tranquil oasis!

And for the cherry on top, the right fence can also enhance your property’s value. A beautiful fence is like a frame for a picture, it enhances the overall aesthetics of your property.

Gorgeous Wood-like Aluminum Driveway Gate Mulholland Brand
This driveway gate was built on a slope. It gives a completely natural look, but it is made of 100% aluminum. We call it “the woodlike

At its core, a fence provides a sense of territorial integrity. As Robert Ardrey put it in his insightful book, “The Territorial Imperative,” we all have an instinctual desire for our own space, our own territory. A fence gives you just that – a clear delineation of your space.

But don’t just take our word for it. Many of our clients have reaped these benefits first hand.

Like one of our Mulholland Brand customers, John, who tells us, “Since installing our fence, we’ve noticed a significant reduction in noise from the road. Plus, we love the privacy it provides. It’s transformed our home into a peaceful sanctuary.”

A fence, in many ways, is more than just a barrier. It’s an investment in your home and your quality of life.

🏡 More Than a Fence: Mulholland Brand’s Artful Approach to Security

It’s one thing to install a fence, but at Mulholland Brand, we believe in creating an experience.

Our philosophy is simple: we combine beauty and security to create fences that are more than just boundaries. They’re works of art that elevate your home while safeguarding your sanctuary.

Hi-Tech Series - Front Pedestrian Gate
Hi-Tech Series – Front Pedestrian Gate

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At Mulholland Brand, our mission is to enhance your home’s beauty and security with our high-quality fencing. We believe that a fence is more than just a barrier; it’s a statement of your style, a reassurance of your safety, and an extension of your home’s personality.

We’re dedicated to helping you make your home a sanctuary. Let’s keep building together!