60 Places to Hide Valuables in Your Home


Rising burglary and home invasion rates are the main reasons one might consider hiding property or valuables from others. There are many good reasons for hiding money, cash and valuables. Some of the more common hiding places for cash or valuables are a home security safe, decoy safes, gun safes, a floor safe, or some […]


How To Protect Against Bump Keys


Most police burglary statistics today estimate that in some areas over 50% of home burglaries are caused by a technique known as “lock bumping”. The average home out there has three locks, the majority of which are Yale “rim style” locks, which are the most vulnerable to bump keys. The tool used in lock bumping […]

DIY Video Surveillance


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 […]

10 Most Likely Ways to be Hit By a Car While on a Bicycle


With soaring gas prices, its no wonder that more urbanites are opting for pedal power than ever before. Combine this with the following: that there are more vehicles on the road than ever before and the fact that most of our urban areas were never designed for the current volume of traffic, particularly with the […]


24 Home Security Tips for 2018


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 […]