March 15, 2007

How to Make Your Front Entrance Safer

Burglar.jpgWe ran across this interesting article at ehow.com and think it's worth reading for anyone who owns a home. It deals with how to make your front entrance safer from intruders and it offers some sound advice on the subject. First, they suggest installing a deadbolt. This is pretty much a no-brainer and if you don't already have a deadbolt, it's just a matter of time before that new flatscreen comes up missing. Other tips include changing out your hinge screws with longer ones (3 inches or more), and replacing your strikeplate with a larger one. Once you've done that, you'll need a SWAT team to kick down the front door.

The article also includes advice on how to lessen the chance of break in of you go on vacation (stop regular deliveries, have a neighbor park in your driveway).

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Posted by Doug Mahoney at March 15, 2007 4:44 AM
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