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August 21, 8:18 PM [GMT -5]

I installed my entry doors backward. Anyone trying to kick them in just kicks them closed.

To deal with the exposed hinges, just leave two screws out of each hinge [at the same place on both the frame and door portion of the hinge]. Install a large nail in the frame, with about a half inch sticking out, in place of the screw. Drill a hole into the wood where the nail would meet (go into) the door.

When the door is closed, the nails prevent the door from being taken off, even if the hinge pins are removed.

August 21, 8:10 PM [GMT -5]

The grid wire used for concrete pours works better than the bars shown. Its holes are too small for even the smallest dirt bag to fit through. It's heavy gauge would require a lot of work to get through.

July 20, 2:08 PM [GMT -5]

These are all really great tips. I'm definitely going to be reinforcing my locks. Another tip, though, is to have a security system installed. If a burglar really wants to enter a home, they will find ways around these contraptions, as great as they are and as much as they provide peace of mind. I'm from Michigan, and these home alarm systems Michigan (http://watchdogmi.com/home-security/) are a really good way to add that extra layer of security and have authorities intervene in the instance anything does occur.

July 20, 2:08 PM [GMT -5]

These are all really great tips. I'm definitely going to be reinforcing my locks. Another tip, though, is to have a security system installed. If a burglar really wants to enter a home, they will find ways around these contraptions, as great as they are and as much as they provide peace of mind. I'm from Michigan, and these home alarm systems Michigan (http://watchdogmi.com/home-security/) are a really good way to add that extra layer of security and have authorities intervene in the instance anything does occur.

January 22, 11:10 AM [GMT -5]

if you have pull down stairs in the garage that lead to the attic it's also a good idea
to put a pair of padlocks (and the hasp) to secure those. Otherwise there's
no point to having a locked door, most theieve go up the stairs and just drop
through the ceiling causing more damage than what they might steal

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