Quick home security upgrades that could save you and your family from burglaries, robberies, and home invasions. You want to protect your home, and the people and things within it, but a monthly home security system is outside your budget. Don't worry, there are several inexpensive ways to make your home less attractive to thieves.
Any home-security plan should begin with your main doors. Remember that the back door, especially if it's hidden from street view, can be even more vulnerable than the front. Burglars frequently ring the front doorbell and, if no one answers, go around to the back of the house, where they typically kick in a door, says Bill Robinson, a senior public information officer with the San Diego Police Department. Read more at A Guide to Home Security