Make Your Home More Secure

How would you protect your valuables and family? Did you every think you could leave them out in plain sight? Here are some suggestions that you will find unique and helpful.

 

Keeping your home safe from thieves is a top priority. Learn how to improve home security with lighting, motion detectors, security cameras and more.

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10 Tips for Creating a Safe and Secure Home
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1. Install a quality lockset. It adds beauty and value to your home while sending a strong message to would-be intruders.

2. Add deadbolt locks to exterior doors. Deadbolt locks are an inexpensive way to supplement standard lockets for added safety and security.

3. Install a peephole so you can see who is knocking before opening the door.

4. Secure sliding patio doors with a door jamb or a piece of closet rod cut to fit in the track behind the door. Adjust track clearance so the doors can’t be removed from their frame.

5. Install keyed sash locks on your windows to make them more secure. If you like fresh air, shop for locks with a vent locking system.

6. Install low-voltage lights on your home’s exterior and …

 

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