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Keep your home safe from unwanted intruders with these DIY home security projects and tips.
This is the First Thing You Should Do When You Move Into Your New House
The first thing to do when you move is change the door locks
Secret Hiding Places You’ve Never Thought Of
A DIY Home Security System That Will Make ADT Jealous
12 Best-Reviewed Home Security Cameras
20 Amazing Alexa Hacks All Homeowners Should Know
50 Things in Your House That Can Kill You
These 15 States Have the Highest Burglary Rates in America
The most recent FBI data shows that South Central states have the highest burglary rates...
12 Red Flags That Someone May Be Spying on Your Computer
Even if you’re not a CEO or government official, hackers may be out to...
10 Clever Ways to Foil Porch Pirates
More than 25 million Americans have their packages stolen right from their doorsteps by porch pirates...
10 Things You Can Do Every Day to Make Your Home Safer
Keeping your family and valuables safe doesn't need to be expensive or complicated. Doing these...
8 Ways to Make It Look Like You’re Home—and Fool Burglars
Any home-security expert will tell you that would-be burglars know how to spot the signs...
10 Best Home Security Devices Without Monthly Fees
Looking to boost the safety of your home without paying extra fees for monthly monitoring?...
10 Household Items That are Extremely Flammable
A substance is considered highly flammable if its ignition point is lower than 90 degrees F....
13 Sneaky Signs Your House is Being Watched
Gone are the days of burglars randomly bursting in with ski masks. Today’s criminals...
Choosing the Best Security Chain
The Family Handyman editor, Elisa Bernick, shares some tips to help you lock your stuff...
DIY Home Security Systems
Install a reliable security system in just one day. DIY home security systems will help...
How to Rekey a Door Lock
Change your own locks by removing the lock cylinder and changing the pins.
How to Install Outdoor Surveillance Cameras
How to install your own home security camera system
Upgrade Front Door Locks With Keyless Door Locks
An electronic keypad entry system solves all those missing key problems
How to Reinforce Doors: Entry Door and Lock Reinforcements
Three simple upgrades to improve door security
Fire Pit Safety Tips Everyone Should Know
Tips for fire pit safety
Keeping Crooks Out: The Basics Matter Most
Small security measures are a huge deterrent. Most home break-ins aren’t the work of...
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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 Things You Must Do Before Leaving for Vacation
You're headed out of town. Tickets are ready, reservations are made, and bags are packed....
Never Install Your CO Detector Like This
A carbon monoxide detector will only keep your family safe if it's installed correctly. We'll...
DIY Simple Window Locks to Keep Your Home Safe
The latches on most double hung windows are no match for a burglar with a...