Installing a deadbolt lock can make your home more secure

If you don’t already have a deadbolt lock on your front door, it’s a good idea to install one. A deadbolt is a lock that is moved by turning a knob without the use of a spring; it can only be opened by the use of a knob or a key. It’s not necessary to call a locksmith to have a deadbolt installed. You don’t even need carpentry skills. This is a project that can be taken on as a DIY with the right knowledge and tools.  

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The Rules of Bolts and Locks

No matter where you go, the first line of defense for your home is the door. It keeps out everything from pests to the elements to burglars seeking to rob you of your good fortune and name. Oftentimes, the quality of the door and its lock system is all it takes to keep intruders out of your house. So it is extremely important that you find the appropriate lock and deadbolt to install on your door. Many different types are available though one deadbolt may look similar to another. So here are some things you should be aware of.

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