Home Security Life Hacks

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01 Apr Home Security Life Hacks

This video has awesome life hacks and tips for protecting your belongings from burglary.

The first tip is to create a fake and boring looking bookshelf, to do this you’ll need some empty binders.

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First, start by cutting off the side of a binder, leaving a small tab. Do this for two binders cutting off opposing sides.

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Next cut both sides off of the second binder, leaving equal length tabs.

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Start applying applying glues to reinforce the plastic and cardboard.

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Then begin applying glue to the tabs.

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Once you have applied glue to all the tabs press all the binder together.

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Once you have glues them together here is the end result

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The next tip for preventing burglary is puttingĀ those big cardboard boxes for your new gadgets in the trashcan rather then leaving them on the driveway.

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Spend extra time breaking down boxes to fit into your trashcan

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Did you know that 40% of people using your bathroom will snoop through your medicine cabinet?

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If you don’t have a lock on your medicine cabinet, use one of those birthday cards that makes noises!

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First start by opening the card to reveal a speaker.

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Once everything is exposed, cut the tab leading from the circuit board to the other side of the card. Cut this tab on the opposite side of the circuit board.

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Once the tab is cut, remove the speaker and board from the paper slowly to avoid ripping any wires or breaking any of the electronics.

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Once you have the components from the card removed, head over to your medicine cabinet and apply some adhesive inside the cabinet to hold the board and speaker in place.

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After you have applied the adhesive inside the cabinet, put the board and speaker inside the cabinet.

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Next push the trigger all the way into the board and apply some tape on the exposed end of the tab.

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Then close the cabinet door slightly and tape the tab to the inside of the door.

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Now your medicine cabinet is protected!

Whenever your not home at night, it is always wise to leave a light or two on to make it appear that someone is home.

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Although it may not always deter a thief. To make this prevention technique a little better grab some cardboard!

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Then flatten the piece of cardboard out on the floor and have somebody lay on it.

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Next you’ll want to trace their outline with a pen or marker.

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After you are done tracing go ahead and cut your outline out!

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After you have it cutout place it on your windowsill, leave a light on, and feel safe knowing your cardboard person is watching out for you!

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Here are some extra quick tips for deterring thieves away!

Thieves are also most likely to stay away if they believe an animal will expose them or image them

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You’ll also want to make sure to not leave any items outside your house that will give thieves easy access to getting inside your home.

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You’ll also want to make sure that your windows are secure as well. To do this, measure out the window frame.

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Once you have the measurements, cut a piece of wood to put in between the frame.

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Another obvious but quick tip is to have a motion sensor light outside your house.

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