Garage Security Tips

Burglar-proof your garage

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Brad nail gun
  • Drill bits, metal and wood
  • Drill/driver, cordless
  • Lineman's pliers
  • Pliers
  • Safety glasses
  • Stepladder
  • Utility knife
  • Voltage tester
  • Wire stripper/cutter

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • 6-inch x 12-inch piece of plywood
  • Brad nails
  • Low voltage wire
  • Padlock
  • Wire nuts
  • Wire tie