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Do It Yourself HOME PREVENTION

Easy! Secure Your Exterior Doors: Check & Replace Short Hinge Screws

By on October 4, 2017

It’s Saturday morning, I’m coffee’d up and ready for a simple DIY project.  It’s an easy home security upgrade that’s one of the most important things every homeowner/apt. dweller…

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My Best Friend is My Husband and a DIY Guy

By on September 29, 2017
My best friend is my husband Joe. He and I stand on the seawall at Rockland Harbor in Maine.
At Home in the Real World AWARENESS DEFENSE HOME PREVENTION

Your Home is Your Castle: Eliminate Surprise. Deter Access. Defend If Necessary.

By on September 8, 2017
The illustration of Windsor Castle above, shows a prominent round structure (red dot ), known as a 'keep'. And I say to ye, Your home is the Keep, you, and your family inside are what's precious.
At Home in the Real World HOME PREVENTION REVIEWS

Affordable home security: 4.5 stars after 4 years of use.

By on May 5, 2017

It’s Spring and my exterior doors and windows are getting exercised. How do I know? I have monitors on each to detect movement. The swing of a door, the…

Do It Yourself HOME PREVENTION

Holiday Checklist: Home Security & Peace of Mind

By on December 6, 2016
I've compiled a list of tried and true home security measures to do before you step out, or pack the family in the car. Nine are basic practices, five are advanced measures to install ahead of time (now?) to make sure your house is not an easy target.