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Friday, December 30, 2016   /   by Nicole Solari

DIY Home Security Improvements

Protecting your home and your family is important. Some people pay for expensive home security systems and pay monthly contracts, but you don’t have to. If you’re looking to spend some time around the house, here are some do-it-yourself home security improvements you might want to make.

Make It Difficult
 
Most thieves are looking for something easy to grab. Because of this it’s important not to leave valuable items lying around. An unsecured ladder is gold to a thief. Either he’ll steal it, or use it to climb up and force entry through a high window. Make it difficult for an opportunistic thief to steal or use your ladder by securing it with a lockable storage hook, like those sold by Pro-Hook. These can be bolted to your shed or garage.
If you have a shed, you’ll want to secure it as well. A thief can remove hasps and hinges from the door of the shed with a simple screwdriver. Use security screws instead of Phillips or flathead screws. Securit ...

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