Is the Blink Home Security Camera System Worth It?
Looking to add a video surveillance system to your home? Blink is one of the better known and more affordable systems available. But is the Blink system really worth the money you pay for it?
Seven Easy Ways to Burglar-Proof Your Home for Free
Make your home a less likely target for thieves without spending your hard-earned cash.
How Do I Fix My Home Security Alarm? (Top Repair Tips)
How a burglar alarm system works. Control panels and wiring. Troubleshooting issues with false alarms, faulty contacts, PIR sensors, backup batteries, bells and sounders and keypads
How to Coordinate Automatic Doors With Locking Devices
How to coordinate electric strikes, electromagnetic locks and/or electromechanical locking devices such as exit devices with electric latch retraction with automated door openers.
Tactics Burglars Use and How You Might Be Able to Fool Them
What tactics do burglars use in order to gain access to your home? And what tactics of your own can you use to fool them?
Security Tips for Your Family, Home, Business and Community
Implementing these tips will improve the security of your home, your family and your home business if you have one.
What Your Alarm Company Won't Tell You (But Burglars Already Know)
If the burglar knows more about your alarm system than you do, they easily break in.
Apartment Safety Tips for Dangerous, High-Crime Areas
Here are some low-cost ways to secure your college off-campus apartment, especially if it's in a rougher part of town.
How to Troubleshoot to Open Safe Combination Locks
From electronic keypads to biometric fingerprint readers, there are a whole lot of ways to get into a safe. That said, even with so much variety available, I still prefer trusty old safe combination locks. Sure, they’re not as hip, not as...
The Swivel Spindle, or "My Knob Just Came Off in My Hand!"
Troubleshooting guide for spindle problems that occur with old style mortise locks.
How to Choose a Lock That Is Bump and Pick Resistant
It is not too hard to defeat a burglar who uses the key bumping technique. Here are three ways you can stop or inhibit key bumping.