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Garage Security Tips

Lock the track on your home's garage door when you go away on vacation. Not that we have a garage, but for future reference

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Most homeowners close the overhead garage door & assume they’ve locked out bad guys. But there are a few ways crooks might get thru. This article will show you how they do it—and how to stop them. Every garage door opener has an emergency release that disconnects the door from the opener. Without it, you wouldn’t be able to open the door when the opener is on the fritz. But some clever crooks have turned this essential feature into a
from The Family Handyman

Garage Security Tips

Most homeowners close the overhead garage door & assume they’ve locked out bad guys. But there are a few ways crooks might get thru. This article will show you how they do it—and how to stop them. Every garage door opener has an emergency release that disconnects the door from the opener. Without it, you wouldn’t be able to open the door when the opener is on the fritz. But some clever crooks have turned this essential feature into a

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Inexpensive Ways to Theft-Proof Your Home

MUST buy immediately! OnGARD Door Brace. This brace will withstand up to 1775 lbs of force. It's cheaper to buy directly from Global Security Experts, but I am having difficulty bringing up an image to pin from their site.

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DIY Barn Door Hardware

2 (3″) pulleys – this is a garage door part – $8.98 2 hex bolts (this replaces the bolt that comes with the pulley – receipt doesn’t mention the size) – $2.16 2 (3/8) hex nuts (this fits above bolt) – $.70 and 2 lock-washers to fit – $.40 4 frame anchors – found with the decking supports – $11.92 2 (1 1/2 x 1/4) lag screws – $.42 and 2 lock-washers to fit $.40 8 (1 x 1/4) lag screws – $1.20 and 6 lock-washers to fit – $1.60 4 (5/16) washers – $.48

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Home Theft Protection: Secure Your Garage

Home Safety: Secure Your Garage Tip #2: Reinforce the Service Door - lock reinforce and replace all wimpy screws so door is fastened to the frame of the house not the door frame.

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I love the shape of the windows on the garage doors. The hardware gives it a nice touch also! #CurbAppealContest @schlagelocks

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The Katy bar looked great, but I thought of another solution. While I was at Home Depot, I spotted the galvanized steel fence posts and the ...