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    10 Women Inventors Who Changed Home Life Forever

    From the circular saw to Scotchgard, inventions by women revolutionized our homes. In honor of Women's History Month, we spotlight some of our favorites.

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    7 Best DIY Self-Monitored Home Security Systems

    Always be in control of your security system, no matter where you are, with these smart options.


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    This Is How Often You Should Be Rebooting Your Router

    Giving your router a break can do more than just speed up your Internet connection.


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    Thieves Never Check These Super Secret Hiding Places

    No one ever expects to get robbed, but it certainly doesn’t hurt to be prepared. Your home is actually full...


    I’m a Burglar — Here’s How to Outsmart Me

    From the mouth of a burglar to your ears: Here are the vulnerabilities they look for when they're deciding whether...

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    8 Best Home Security Lights

    Don't be left in the dark! You'll know exactly what's going on around your home when you invest in top-rated...


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    8 Best Doorbell Security Cameras

    These high-tech gadgets do double-duty, serving as a functional doorbell and security camera. We can help you choose the one...

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    8 Best Indoor Security Cameras

    The best indoor security cameras help protect your home and your family, giving you peace of mind no matter where...


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    7 Best Wireless Security Systems for 2021

    From solar powered devices to AI learning, these systems have it all.


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    What to Consider Before Buying an Outdoor Security Camera

    Many factors go into the decision to install a security camera outside your home.


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    Vintage Family Handyman Feature from 1986: New Home Security Products

    In 1951, Family Handyman published its first magazine. We're celebrating our 70th anniversary with some of our favorite vintage content.

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    14 Creepy Things Google Knows About You

    You're not gonna believe all the info Google has on you...but it's true. And here's what you can do about...


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    7 Red Flags Someone Is Stealing Your WiFi

    Having an outside party steal your WiFi can be inconvenient and frustrating at best, harmful to you and your household...


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    Use This Trick If Someone Is Stealing Your Mail

    Do you have a sneaking suspicion that some of your mail is being picked up by thieves? Here's how you...


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    23 DIY Hacks to Burglar-Proof Your Home

    You don’t need to spend a fortune to keep burglars at bay. Here are some inexpensive (yet very effective!) DIY...


    15 Tips to Prevent Tools From Getting Stolen

    Power tool theft is on the rise because thieves no longer need a pawnshop to get rid of stolen goods;...

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    Create a Dream Home Theater With Amazon Prime Day Deals

    Prime Day is right around the corner but it's especially exciting when Amazon announces early deals that are available right...


    10 Property Line Clearance Horror Stories

    Revenge is a dish best served with tree chopping, manure and lots of pigs! These property line horror stories take...


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    12 Everyday Things That Pose Huge Security Risks

    Unfortunately, in today's super-connected world your personal information is at a higher risk than ever. But adjusting some of your...


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    6 Best Motion Sensor Cameras for Your Home

    No matter what your needs, there's a motion sensor camera for you. Here are our top picks.


    How to Install and Connect a Google Nest Hello Doorbell

    See who's knocking on your door — the smart way.


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    5 Best Outdoor Security Cameras

    These are the best outdoor security cameras on the market. Check out their features and decide which is the best...


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    22 Secrets a Locksmith Won’t Tell You

    Locksmiths reveal their best trade secrets.


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    Deals We Love: Exterior Security

    Shorter days and longer nights mean outdoor lighting is a hot commodity right now.

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    11 Home Security Mistakes That Put You at Risk

    No matter where you live, you must address home security sooner or later. Will you do so before or after...


    Best Apartment Security Systems for 2020

    Even if you're a renter, you have options if you're looking for a comprehensive apartment security system that's wireless and...


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    Best Wireless Security Cameras for 2020

    There are a lot of wireless security cameras on the market. Here are the best indoor, outdoor, budget, and smart...


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    What to Know About Home Security Systems

    Are home security systems worth the cost?


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    How to Protect Your Home Security Camera From Being Hacked

    Security cameras that are online are easy to hack. Here's how to stop a breach before it happens.


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    What to Know About ADT Security Systems

    Here's everything your need to know before choosing an ADT security system for your home.