As you can see from the picture in this post, somebody really wanted to get in that door. While the method used to gain entry was, um, interesting, this photo (taken during an inspection in Coupeville) also inspired me to consider home security issues.
Home security is an essential consideration for any home, and there has been a lot written about the topic. I’ve compiled a few articles that may help you in your security efforts, and I hope they inspire you to take action!
Author: Metal Floss
Recommended Because: A solid roundup of some low-hanging-fruit solutions that will make your surroundings feel a lot more secure.
Author: Family Handyman
Recommended Because: Well, for starters, we love the Family Handyman’s content. This post provides tips from a DIY, hardware installation perspective.
Author: Angie’s List
Title: “6 Tips for a More Secure Front Door”
Recommended Because: If you want to zoom in on securing your door alone, this article breaks down some clear steps to take.
Stay safe out there!
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