From a burglar’s point of view, an attached garage can mean access to the entire house, even if an automatic door operator keeps it locked up tight. A whole-house security system is your best safeguard, but these DIY moves can also help defeat intruders at this potential entry point #homesecuritysystemhouses
Idea: On first floor install 2 inch door latches on the window frame for security. Works as a window stop and no one can lift windows higher than the latch. Just retract to open the window all the way.
Safety Tip Invest in a home security system. Department of Justice, nine out of 10 convicted burglars agreed they'd avoid a house protected by an alarm system. Display security company signs and decals as a deterrent.