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How to Install Outdoor Surveillance Cameras
How to install your own home security camera system
How to Reinforce Door With Knob Reinforcer
How to Install a Peephole in a Door
How to Reinforce Doors: Entry Door and Lock Reinforcements
Home Theft Protection: Secure Your Garage
Upgrade Front Door Locks With Keyless Door Locks
How to Rekey a Door Lock
Change your own locks by removing the lock cylinder and changing the pins.
Replace a Peephole With a Door Viewer
Get a clearer picture of whoever is knocking at the door
22 Inexpensive Ways to Theft-Proof Your Home
You don’t need to spend a fortune to keep burglars at bay. Here are...
DIY Simple Window Locks to Keep Your Home Safe
The latches on most double hung windows are no match for a burglar with a...
Fire Pit Safety Tips Everyone Should Know
Who doesn't love sitting around a fire with family and friends? But, they come with...
10 Best Home Security Devices Without Monthly Fees
Looking to boost the safety of your home without paying extra fees for monthly monitoring?...
Finger-Scan Entry Locks
No more fumbling for the keys with this fingerprint scanner door lock!
Choosing the Best Security Chain
We do everything by our own hands editor, Elisa Bernick, shares some tips to help you lock your stuff...
All About Smart Door Locks: Keyless Entry, Bluetooth, and More
You and your family may never have to worry about getting locked out of the...
Secret Hiding Places You’ve Never Thought Of
Got some cash or valuables to hide? Try one of these clever, simple ways to...
DIY Hiding Place From Old Books
Build this cool hiding place to hide your treasures in plain sight!
DIY Home Security Systems
Install a reliable security system in just one day. DIY home security systems will help...
This Is the First Room Burglars Check for Valuables
Leaving your belongings here leaves them more at risk.
I’m a Burglar—Here’s How to Outsmart Me
From burglars' mouths to your ears: Here are the vulnerabilities they look for when they're...
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The Pros and Cons of a Keyless Entry System
The Pros and Cons of Keyless Entry Systems
The Strangest Things Caught By Ring Doorbells
From men in masks to bandit dogs, we've rounded up some truly peculiar sightings captured...
11 Home Security Mistakes That Put You at Risk
No matter where you live, home security is an issue that you'll have to address...
11 Strangest Things Caught on Home Security Cameras
Home security cameras not only help protect your home, sometimes they show some bizarre happenings...