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Received an Unexpected Package? It Could Be a Brushing Scam

Finding an unfamiliar package on your doorstep could have a dangerous downside.

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11 Ways To Never Get Locked Out of Your House Again

From high-tech to old school, here are some ways to help you avoid the stress and frustration of home lockouts.


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6 Items To Take With When Closing Down Your Cabin

You know to sweep the floor and turn off the lights. But do you know what should be on your...


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12 Tips To Prevent Your Bike From Being Stolen

No one wants their bicycle stolen, whether out and about or from their garage. Find out the best bike locks...


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5 Ways to Keep a Moving Truck Secure

There are a few simple steps you can take to protect yourself from moving truck theft.

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8 Best Fake Security Cameras

Smile, you're on a candid camera. Or are you? Faux security cameras are a sneaky and low-cost way to protect...


5 Best Solar Powered Security Cameras of 2022

Security camera wires can be hard to deal with. See why solar-powered is the way to go as we give...

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The Home Depot to Sell Tools That Only Work if Activated

The home improvement super store is launching a plan to sell power tools that will only work once activated at...


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What to Do Within the First Year After Moving Into Your New Home

When you move into your new home, there are a number of cleaning tasks, basic projects and upgrades to consider....


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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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What to Know About ADT Home Security

With almost 150 years of experience, ADT continues to be a viable residential home security system choice.

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What Is Amazon Sidewalk and How Do I Opt Out?

Here's what you need to know about the new shared network called Amazon Sidewalk. Some of your devices might be...


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6 Best Bird Feeder Cameras

Your fine feathered friends are back and looking good! Capture and record all the action with these top bird nest,...


10 Home Renovations That Affect Insurance Rates

Some home improvement projects like a new roof or storm-proof windows will help lower your insurance costs, but others can...


How to Set Up a DIY Home Security System

Install a reliable security system in just one day. DIY home security systems will help to protect your home and...


Watch Out! These 10 Phone Call Scams Could Steal Your Money

Those scammers are sneakier than you'd think, but you need to protect your money and information.

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Do Amazon Echo’s Security Features Really Work?

Amazon Echo has security features, like detecting broken glass. But do they really work? We tested them here in our...


13 Airbnb Horror Stories That’ll Make You Think Twice

Think you might want to become an Airbnb host? Or, maybe you're just using their services while traveling. Whether you're...


12 Secret Hiding Places That Will Deceive Thieves

Whether it's jewelry, important papers or emergency cash, we all have stuff we want to keep safe. These hiding spots...


Hide Your Keys In These Spots & You’ll Get Robbed

Don't make it easy for your home to be robbed. Here's where not to hide your key.


12 Unusual Things Postal Carriers See Every Day

There's nothing ever routine about a postal carrier's route from day-to-day. Here are some of the unusual things postal carriers...


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...


36 Things You Don’t Know You’re Doing That Make Your House a Target for Home Invaders

These not-so-obvious indicators will make your home a target for thieves.


21 Things a Burglar Won’t Tell You

Is it a crime to spend money on a home security system these days? A look inside the mind of...

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Keep Your Smart Home Safe: 5 Free Antivirus Options

You don’t have to pay through the teeth to protect your devices. Here are our five favorite and totally-free antivirus...


10 Hiding Spots Burglars Always Look First

You might think your hiding spot is safe, but burglars know your tricks.


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Monitored Vs. Unmonitored Home Security Systems: What’s the Difference?

Cost, convenience and flexibility are among the key issues to consider when deciding whether or not you need 24/7 home...


Protect Your Tools With These Jobsite Security Tips

Here are some great tips to keep thieves from stealing your expensive tools and equipment from the jobsite.


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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...


8 Household Items Invented by Women

It's hard to imagine what our homes would look like without these everyday items invented by women.