Best Ways to Increase Window Security for Your Home

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Glass. It’s beautiful, useful, necessary… and breakable. Windows allow all-important natural light into our homes, allow us to see the outside world from inside the safety and comfort of our homes, and protect us from weather elements as well as from intruders. But seeing as glass is not a particularly strong barrier on its own, … Read more

15 Best Fake Security Cameras To Fool Burglars in 2022

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Right.  So, you’re here because you’ve decided that the cost and upkeep of a real security system is not something you want to commit to, but you are still wanting to deter burglars in some way. In this post, we are going to list some of the best fake security cameras on the market currently … Read more

How To Secure French Doors

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French doors are a wonderful and highly sought-after, addition to any home. They transform ordinary entryways into something beautiful and stylish. Double patio doors let natural light into your home and allow you to view the glorious garden outside. Sadly, these most elegant design features can be the most vulnerable point of entry into your … Read more

What is the best security film for home windows?

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What is window film? Window film is a multiple-layered, yet thin material made of polyester or PET (Polyethylene Terephthalate). The layers are laminated together and treated with reflective and scratch-resistant coatings. Layers Some of the layers are clear while others can be dyed. The layer that contains a metal or ceramic coating helps to reflect … Read more

How To Tell If Your Door Has Been Opened: 5 Telltale Signs

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You’ve come home from work, opened the front door, dropped your keys on the hall table and turned on the lights. But……. something doesn’t feel right. You stop dead. Your ears are on high alert – what is that sound? You cautiously make your way further into the house, looking intently all round. Nothing seems … Read more

How To Make A Diy Outdoor Security Camera Housing: Here’s How

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A security system costs a lot of money. And if you’re doing the installation yourself, it’s going to cost a lot of time and possibly a certain amount of frustration as well! The last thing you want is for the carefully installed outdoor security cameras to be damaged, vandalized, or stolen. Housings for cameras just … Read more