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Safe Home Security Tips
Keep your home and your loved ones safe—even If you don't have an expensive home security system. Our tips will help you protect…
Home Security Tips
The Family Handyman editor, Elisa Bernick, shares three common backyard targets for thieves and what you can do make it harder to steal your…
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Home Security: How to Increase Entry Door Security
Install special door and jamb reinforcement plates to keep burglars from breaking into your home. It only takes an hour.
Garage Security Tips
Garage doors are traditionally weak links in garage security, giving thieves easy access to your home. Use these tips to burglar-proof your…
Home Theft Protection: Secure Your Garage
Most garage burglaries can be prevented by taking a few simple steps to secure and reinforce service doors, overhead doors and windows. All the…
DIY Security System
Install a dependable wireless security system and save hundreds by doing it yourself. The wireless modules are easy to install with basic tools.…
How to Install a Peephole in a Door
Lo-tech but extremely effective, a peephole let's you see who's on the other side of the door – before you open it. Installation is…
How to Install Outdoor Surveillance Cameras
Improve home security and your own comfort level by installing mini cameras at your doorways and other areas. Then monitor who's there from the…
Secure, Monitor and Control Your Home from Just About Anywhere
It's easy to buy home security equipment on the Internet.
Installing the SAGE Security System
In the past few years, I’ve seen a proliferation of home automation and home security systems aimed at DIYers. I’ve installed several of these…
Choosing the Best Security Chain
The chains and locks she shows you can’t be cut with a bolt cutter. Learn how to choose the best security chain for your stuff.