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Keep your home safe from unwanted intruders with these DIY home security projects and tips.
Never Install Your CO Detector Like This
A carbon monoxide detector will only keep your family safe if it's installed correctly. We'll show you how NOT to install one in your home. And we'll also show you the correct installation.
DIY Simple Window Locks to Keep Your Home Safe
16 Clear Signs You’re About to Be Hacked
What to Do After Your House Was Burgled
9 Social Media Tips for Home Security
Pipe Insulation for Baby-Proofing
Easy Tips to Theft Proof Your House During Winter
Thieves look for easy pickings, during the holiday season especially. These tips will help protect...
How to Buy and Set Up a Home Security System
Save money on a home security system by installing it yourself. Here's how.
Buy and Install the Best Wi-Fi Security Camera for Your Needs
There are three basic types of Wi-Fi security cameras on the market. Some cameras are...
How to Install a Peephole in a Door
G better home security in 15 minutes or less by installing a door peephole.
DIY Home Security Systems
Install a reliable security system in just one day. DIY home security systems will help...
13 Inexpensive Ways to Theft-Proof Your Home
Tips to make your home more burglar resistant without spending a fortune.
Monitor Your Home from Your Phone
A remotely controlled IP video camera like the VTech VC931 rounds out your home security...
How to Reinforce Doors: Entry Door and Lock Reinforcements
Three simple upgrades to improve door security
How to Rekey a Door Lock
Change your own locks by removing the lock cylinder and changing the pins.
3 Places to Hide Valuables at Home
Hide valuables and personal items in plain sight with these 3 secret hiding spots almost everyone...
How to Stop Thieves
Thieves look for easy pickings; these tips will show you how to stop thieves from...
20 Secret Hiding Places
Got some cash or valuables to hide? Try one of these clever, simple ways to...
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...
Home Theft Protection: Secure Your Garage
Keep the bad guys out with these inexpensive but very effective fixes
Safe Home Security Tips
Protect your house and your loved ones with these inexpensive, easy-to-install devices!
Home Security Tips
Given the right tools and enough time, a determined thief can steal almost anything!
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Do It Right, Do It Yourself!
Choosing the Best Security Chain
The Family Handyman editor, Elisa Bernick, shares some tips to help you lock your stuff...
DIY Hiding Place From Old Books
Build this cool hiding place to hide your treasures in plain sight!
How to Reinforce Door With Knob Reinforcer
Wrap-around metal plates strengthen exterior doors against break-ins.
Replace a Peephole With a Door Viewer
Get a clearer picture of whoever is knocking at the door