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Top 43 Security Projects

  1. 16. Fencing to Protect a Pool (00:01:33)

    Fencing around swimming pools may need to meet special requirements.

  2. 17. Installing a Wall Safe (08:12)

    Get an inside look at how to install a home wall safe.

  3. 18. NorthStar TriFuel Generator (02:28)

    Check out these generators powered by gasoline, natural gas or propane.

  4. 19. Laser Trip Wire (00:01:06)

    Feel like a real-life secret agent with this Laser Trip Wire set.

  5. 20. Travel Smart

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  6. 21. Install a Security Light

    Replace an outdoor light fixture with a motion-sensing security light for safety and convenience all around your home.

    Time:
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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  7. 22. How to Install an Alarm System

    DIY Network explains how to set a home security system, including motion detectors and magnetic contact detectors.

  8. 23. Motion-Activated Lights (02:45)

    Learn how to install motion-sensor lights to the exterior of your home.

  9. 24. Kwikset SmartKey System (01:58)

    Homeowners Ryan and Robin install the Kwikset SmartKey system.

  10. 25. Interior Home Safety (01:02)

    Here are the DIY Basics for interior home safety.

  11. 26. Motion Activated Lights (01:00)

    Motion-activated lights can add greatly to the security of any home.

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

    Begin by replacing your ordinary light switches with control units.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $2,500 - $5,000
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  13. 28. Securing a Home's Foundation (00:01:00)

    Hire an expert in seismic retrofitting to secure your home's foundation.

  14. 29. How to Install Security Lights

    Follow these steps to install a motion-activated light for added security around your home's exterior.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  15. 30. Storm Panels Protect Windows (00:01:00)

    Install storm panels to protect your windows and home from strong wind.

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