3 Home Security Strategies to Help Protect Your Family Modest Money5 Comments

A full blown home security system can cost thousands of dollars. If you’re trying to live within a budget it may be a stretch to invest that much money into total home security but that doesn’t mean that you should “do without”. At a minimum there are three strategies you should consider investing in to increase your level of home security and to help protect your family.

Keep Intruders Out With a Door Brace

A door brace is a highly underutilized home security device. As most burglars enter a home through the front door, securing your front door is a solid investment. Locks are a good first line of defense but locks can be picked, bumped, and doors can be kicked-in even when locked. A deadbolt just isn’t going to cut it. Products like OnGARD can reinforce your door enough to withstand kick-ins and battering rams. The level of effort it would take to get past a door reinforced by a brace would be enough to detour most would-be intruders. It would also require repeated blows to the door which would be extremely loud and give you time to react long before the door was breached.

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