Is the Blink Home Security Camera System Worth It?
Blink is one of the better-known and more affordable video surveillance systems available. But is it really worth the money?
How to Change a House Door Lock: Step-by-Step Photo Guide
Easy instructions and a photo guide for how to change an entry door lockset.
Seven Easy Ways to Burglar-Proof Your Home for Free
This guide will offer seven easy ways to 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
A simple how-to for coordinating electric strikes, electromagnetic locks, and/or electromechanical locking devices such as exit devices with electric latch retraction with automated door openers.
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 can easily break-in. Educate yourself.
Apartment Safety Tips for Dangerous, High-Crime Areas
Here are some low-cost ways to secure your off-campus college apartment, especially if it's in a rougher part of town.
How to Troubleshoot to Open Safe Combination Locks
Combination lock won't open? Here's a guide to troubleshooting safe combination locks.
4 Types of Affordable Door Security Devices for Your Home
While complete home security systems are preferred, they can be expensive. Simple door security devices, on the other hand, can be effective and much more affordable.
The Swivel Spindle, or "My Knob Just Came off in My Hand!"
How to fix a doorknob that fell off a mortise-style lock.
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.