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Increase a Home's Security

Use these step-by-step instructions and learn how to upgrade your home's security.

Looking to increase your home's security? These projects can help you get the job done.

Complete the following projects to easily add security to your home.

  • Time

    Weekend

  • Price Range

    $2,500 - $5,000

  • Easy/Moderate

    Easy

Home Automation Part I: How to Install a Wireless RF Lighting System

Begin by replacing your ordinary light switches with control units.

  • Time

    Weekend

  • Price Range

    $2,500 - $5,000

  • Easy/Moderate

    Easy

Home Automation Part II: How to Install a Wireless Home Security System

Add door and window sensors for protection all around your home.

  • Time

    Weekend

  • Price Range

    $2,500 - $5,000

  • Easy/Moderate

    Easy

Home Automation Part III: Install a High-Speed Wireless Computer Network and Security Camera

Link all of your home's computers and peripherals, and add a door camera for convenience and security.

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