Home Hacks

Home Security Hacks: Affordable Ways To Keep Your Home Safe From Burglars

Place A Dowel In The Tracks Of Your Sliding Glass Doors.

What It Does: Restricts easy opening of doors and windows.

Average Cost: $1.30

Intruders prefer to target homes with glass rear doors or easily accessible windows because they are less difficult to break into than those, not on track. There is, however, an easy way to change this. We love hacks, and here’s one that we can do easily without spending a lot.

Keeping one’s home secure can be as simple as purchasing a bundle of 12 wooden dowels from Walmart for $15.71 and inserting them into one’s window and door frames. When a thief tries to unlock one of them to steal a few things that don’t belong to them, the only thing they’ll leave with is a disappointment.