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Keep your home safe from unwanted intruders with these DIY home security projects and tips.

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10 Home Renovations That Affect Insurance Rates

Some home improvement projects like a new roof or storm-proof windows will help lower your insurance costs, but others can have the opposite effect.

How to Set Up a DIY Home Alarm System

Install a reliable security system in just one day. DIY home security systems will help to protect your home and...


Watch Out! These 10 Phone Call Scams Could Steal Your Money

Those scammers are sneakier than you'd think, but you need to protect your money and information.


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Do Amazon Echo’s Security Features Really Work?

Amazon Echo has security features, like detecting broken glass. But do they really work? We tested them here in our...


12 Airbnb Horror Stories That’ll Make You Think Twice

Think you might want to become an Airbnb host? Or, maybe you're just using their services while traveling. Whether you're...

12 Secret Hiding Places That Will Deceive Thieves

Whether it's jewelry, important papers or emergency cash, we all have stuff we want to keep safe. These hiding spots...


Hide Your Keys In These Spots & You’ll Get Robbed

Don't make it easy for your home to be robbed. Here's where not to hide your key.


12 Unusual Things Postal Carriers See Every Day

There's nothing ever routine about a postal carrier's route from day-to-day. Here are some of the unusual things postal carriers...


10 Property Line Clearance Horror Stories

Revenge is a dish best served with tree chopping, manure and lots of pigs! These property line horror stories take...


35 Home Security Mistakes That Make Your House a Target for Home Invaders

These not-so-obvious indicators will make your home a target for thieves.


21 Things a Burglar Won’t Tell You

Is it a crime to spend money on a home security system these days? A look inside the mind of...


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Keep Your Smart Home Safe: 5 Free Antivirus Options

You don’t have to pay through the teeth to protect your devices. Here are our five favorite and totally-free antivirus...


10 Hiding Spots Burglars Always Look First

You might think your hiding spot is safe, but burglars know your tricks.

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Monitored Vs. Unmonitored Home Security Systems: What’s the Difference?

Cost, convenience and flexibility are among the key issues to consider when deciding whether or not you need 24/7 home...


Protect Your Tools With These Jobsite Security Tips

Here are some great tips to keep thieves from stealing your expensive tools and equipment from the jobsite.


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10 Women Inventors Who Changed Home Life Forever

From the circular saw to Scotchgard, inventions by women revolutionized our homes. In honor of Women's History Month, we spotlight...


8 Household Items Invented by Women

It's hard to imagine what our homes would look like without these everyday items invented by women.


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Is It Time to Convert Your Wired Alarm System?

Wireless security systems are more convenient and cost less than wired systems. So is it time you upgraded to a...


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7 Best DIY Self-Monitored Home Security Systems

Always be in control of your security system, no matter where you are, with these smart options.


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How Often Should You Reboot Your Router?

Giving your router a break can do more than just speed up your Internet connection.


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Thieves Never Check These Super Secret Hiding Places

No one ever expects to get robbed, but it certainly doesn’t hurt to be prepared. Your home is actually full...


How to Outsmart a Home Burglar

Here are the vulnerabilities burgulars look for when they're deciding whether to invade your home.

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ADT vs. Other Home Security Systems

This is how ADT stacks up against five key competitors including Vivint, SimpliSafe and Ring.


The Best Security Lights for Your Home in 2022

Don't be left in the dark! You'll know exactly what's going on around your home when you invest in top-rated...


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8 Ways To Protect Your Home With ADT

Here are some ADT services and devices you may not know about.


Best Doorbell Cameras of 2022

These high-tech gadgets do double-duty, serving as a functional doorbell and security camera. We help you choose the one that's...


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8 Best Indoor Security Cameras

The best indoor security cameras help protect your home and your family, giving you peace of mind no matter where...


How to Install an Outdoor Security Camera

We'll walk you through the simple DIY and tech involved.