For most purposes some of the best places to hide money, cash or valuables is in a home security safe. There are many affordable fireproof home safes out there as well. But for those to whom hiding their money in a home safe isn’t an option for one reason or another, hiding money underground […]Read the full article
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In these tough economic times, it is little wonder why people would be more concerned than ever with hiding their money. With rising unemployment rates, soaring levels of property crime, higher taxation, more government intrusion into our lives, etc., it is no surprise that people are hoarding their hard earned money. Besides using home safes […]Read the full article
The rise in highly addictive street drugs in most communities in North America and Europe is directly to blame for the rising rate of residential burglary. On the black market, your valuables usually fetch between 10% to 20% of their worth, ensuring the drug user has to commit a steady stream of burglaries to maintain […]Read the full article
The two enemies of any burglar are time and visibility. The longer and harder you can make their job of entering your home and removing your property, the closer you are to being “burglar proof”. Of course in reality, there is no such thing as a 100% burglar proof home, you should still pursue this […]Read the full article
When it comes to choosing a home alarm system, the choices that you have are pretty broad. You can start with those portable personal alarms that can be hung over a door, or a DIY wireless alarm, and go from there all the way up to a professionally wired alarm system. It all depends on […]Read the full article
With perhaps the exception of fire, home burglary is the biggest threat to our safety at home. Depending on where you live, government statistics show that a home burglary occurs every few seconds. While the exact number obviously varies, best estimates in the USA have burglaries occurring every 8 seconds.
Unlike the stereotypical burglar we see […]
For years criminals have been using so-called bump keys to defeat most of the standard locks, which are no doubt the same class of locks and deadbolts you probably have on your house right now. Any sort of conventional pin and tumbler lock is vulnerable to a common key which the crook has modified into […]Read the full article
Adding a motion detecting video surveillance system to your home or apartment is easier, and cheaper than you might think, and the solution lies right in your PC. Something like this could be a lifesaver, when it comes to checking up on your family, home, children and pets. A PC based video surveillance system is […]Read the full article
Online Help On Installing New Locks
Some of us are not a good fit for doing some jobs around the home that require “handyman” type skills. Fortunately there is no shortage of online how-to guides with thorough instructions on how to install locks in your home.
Installing Doorknobs and Locks is one, and another top-notch how-to video […]
Building on the DIY Video Surveillance article, there are quite a large selection of free video surveillance software solutions out there that you can use to improve your home security, or monitor child safety.
CatSpy is a video surveillance application, which enables you to create a video surveillance based on cameras connected to your computer. It […]