Security Hacks

How to improve sliding door security

6 Best Ways to Improve Sliding Door Security (with Photos)

If you want to keep intruders out of your house, reinforcing your sliding door should definitely be one of the first tasks on your list. In this article, I’ll show you my favorite methods that I have been applying successfully for many years now. Sliding doors are, without a doubt, one of the weakest points ...
DIY home security hacks and tips

18 Simple DIY Home Security Hacks and Tips That Really Work

If securing your home is a top priority for you and you’re not afraid of a little DIY, you’re at the right place. When it comes to home security, most people think the only real way to improve it is to install a home surveillance system and other expensive stuff. Well, nothing could be further ...
Burglar-proof your windows

Burglar-Proof Your Windows with These 9 Expert Tips

Windows are usually a weak point regarding security. While it’s true that most burglars get into a house through the front door (source), you want to make sure there are no loopholes and take window security seriously. The truth is, if you really want to make your home burglar-proof, you won’t go too far without securing ...
Prevent your front door from being kicked in

7 Best Ways to Secure a Door From Being Kicked In [That Really Work]

I’ve met so many people who thought that reinforcing a door to keep the bad guys out is either expensive or time-consuming. As it turns out, it’s simply not true. You can secure your door from being kicked in for just a few bucks, and in less than an hour. I promise that making your ...
11 clever ways to deter burglars

11 Clever Ways to Deter Burglars that Actually Work

We all want to protect our homes from intruders. Arriving home and seeing that your front door is wide open and your valuables have disappeared is not a pleasant experience. I know, because it happened to me in the summer of 2014. Since then home security has been a top priority for me. I’ve taken ...
Best ways to boost apartment door security

10 Effective Ways to Boost Apartment Door Security

Most apartment doors are easy targets for intruders. In fact, sometimes getting into the apartment complex is more complicated than breaking into one of the units. Fortunately, just by taking a few simple measures, you can dramatically increase your apartment door security and reduce the risk of a possible break-in. While you can secure your ...
Improve UPVC door security

7 Ways to Dramatically Improve Security on a UPVC Door

UPVC doors are getting popular, and for a good reason: they offer a durable, energy-efficient, and affordable alternative to traditional doors. They require little maintenance, last for more than 30 years, and can be recycled. Nowadays, most modern UPVC doors are usually pretty secure out of the box. Many, but not all of them, feature ...
Best secret places to hide a safe

11 Best Uncommon Secret Places to Hide a Safe in Your Home

So you’ve got a safe and want to find a secret place to conceal it. Using a safe is a great way of hiding and protecting your valuables but you have to do it the right way. Many people focus on finding the most secure safe that’s really hard to crack, however, choosing the right ...