If you like to have a key hidden in case you lose yours, place it in a safe place. Never put a spare key under a doormat or above a door jam. Hide your alternative key on your dog's collar.
Replace rotted wood around entryways. Rotted wood causes a serious weakness in your home's security because it makes it easy to pry open doors. Replace wood that is starting to rot with fresh new wood to keep your home as safe as possible.
If you have skylights, do not neglect them when making sure your home is secure. Skylights are great for making a home brighter, but they can make it easier for burglars to access the house. Your skylights should have strong components that can withstand t