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7 Different Types of Locks for Storage Units

Storage units allow individuals and families to have a convenient means of temporarily storing personal belongings when moving between homes. Some people rent storage units to de-clutter their home, or to permanently store possessions. Are you an individual that likes to set up at trade shows, flea markets, or antique sales? Storage units that help …

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6 Different Types of Locks for Sliding Doors

We all need to be careful when it comes to our property and personal safety. This often means installing new locks and taking extra precautions to protect our valuables. Burglary and theft statistics have gone down over the last 10 years, partially due to the availability of home security products. But that is not to …

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26 Top Smart Home Door Locks

Welcome to our gallery revealing some of the most innovative smart home door locks out there. While we’ve covered many smart home technology options, this is one of the most important and game-changing. When your security catches up with the technology in your home, everyone wins. Well, everyone but thieves win. We’ve enjoyed covering the myriad …

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4 Types of Home Security Systems (Plus Pros and Cons of Each)

One in thirty-six homes are burglarized in a given year in the USA. Think about that. That means on your street, it’s very likely at least one home and probably more will be robbed this year. Of course, some neighborhoods suffer higher robbery rates than others, but it’s still an alarming statistic. My wife and …

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20 Different Types of Keys for Locks

The first keys appeared about 6,000 years ago in Ancient Babylon and Egypt at the same time as the first locks were invented. The keys were wooden, tooth-shaped, heavy, bulky, and were used to lift the small pins hidden in the small opening near the bolts. The engineers and inventors of Ancient Rome improved upon …

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25 Different Types of Safes for Your Home to Protect Your Valuables

It was in the latter part of the 19th century when the production of safes began in England. The earliest type of safe had the simple function of keeping valuables secure from burglars. It soon developed to become fire retardant and accident resistant with a special slot for important documents. Nowadays, safes come in various …

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What Are the 10 Different Types of Door Locks in 2022?

There are so many different types of door locks because there are different levels of security and different types of doors for which you need to lock. Whether you’re locking a front door, pocket door or cabinet door, you want the best locking system for the job. Below we set out 10 door lock options. …

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12 Exterior Home Projects that Increase Home Safety and Look Great

Home improvement projects can help you boost curb appeal, but they can also be functional, boosting home security and giving you and your loved ones greater peace of mind. Here are 13 exterior home projects to add to your to-do list. Related: Types of Safes | Smart Home Door Locks | Top Smart Home Cameras …

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How to Properly Secure Your Backyard Shed from Burglars

Over the last few years, there’s been an increasing trend amongst homeowners who have the space on their property for a shed to transform these outbuildings from simple storage spaces into little enclaves of pleasure. For those with the time and money to invest into what is often a total makeover from the ground up, such …

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The Ultimate Guide to Home Security Systems: Video Surveillance and Home Security Services

According to the FBI, Home Break-In (Burglary) is the most common threat to our home [1]. In the U.S. a home burglary occurs every 13 seconds, which equates to 2.5 million home intrusions every single year. Those are some scary statistics. The point of today’s post is not to scare you, however, it’s to make …

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