15 Easy Ways to Boost Your Privacy and Upgrade Your Home’s Security

If you want to improve the levels of security at your home, but you don’t want a hard-wired system installed, you could always invest in a DIY home security system of your own. You shouldn’t have to fork out megabucks to have reassurance that your home is protected. Thanks to fast, reliable Wi-Fi connectivity and the advent of smartphones, it has never been easier to set up a smart home security system that offers genuine peace of mind. For inspiration on how to improve your property’s privacy and upgrade your home’s security, check out these 17 Hometalker projects that have helped to create safe sanctuaries in all kinds of neighborhoods.

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s diy home security ideas, Cute Ways to Cover Your Peepholes When Not in Use

Counteract the threat of thieves placing cameras onto your peepholes with this clever home security hack. Hometalker Mother Daughter Projects opted to hand-craft a DIY

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s diy home security ideas, Defensive Garden Plantings Can Discourage Burglars

One instant deterrent for would-be burglars is defensive garden plantings that make it harder to escape. Hometalker D.I. Yankowski does not believe home security has to

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s diy home security ideas, DIY Birdhouse Slipcover for a Smart Home Security Camera

If you have recently installed a smart outdoor security camera, these slipcovers are the perfect camouflage. Hometalker Mother Daughter Projects recently installed Ring

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s diy home security ideas, Wind Chimes can Make for Ideal DIY Home Security Protection for Spare Keys

In BrightNest’s article suggesting for smart places to hide keys, they talk about the “Wind Chime Method”. What do burglars hate most? Noise, and lots of it. They want to

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s diy home security ideas, Smart DIY Home Security Systems That Can be Controlled Via Smartphone

Smart home security systems don’t have to cost the earth, says Hometalker, Architectural Audio Integrators. There are some smart security solutions that can give you

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s diy home security ideas, Use a Security System Sign to Raise Awareness of Your Setup

Hometalker Kara Masterson proves that your home doesn’t need to be Fort Knox to deter burglars. Kara recommends placing a sign in your front yard, making neighbors and

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s diy home security ideas, Front Gates can Deter Burglars From an Easy Entrance

If you want to feel truly safe in your home, secure entrances and gates are very important. Hometalker RS discusses the importance of secure, dominating front yard

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s diy home security ideas, Get Live Video of Your Property Streamed Directly to Your Smartphone

Hometalker Protection 1 recommends home automation systems to secure your property on the move. If you are a busy professional that tends to spend more time in the office

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s diy home security ideas, Cancel Your Mail When You Are on Vacation

One effective burglar deterrent when you are away on vacation is to cancel your mail. Burglaries are at their highest point during the holiday season. If a potential

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s diy home security ideas, Secure a Safe to the Ground or Wall for Valuables

Placing precious valuables in a safe that’s secured to the ground or wall offers genuine peace of mind. Hometalker Kara Masterson recommends placing jewellery, family

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s diy home security ideas, Fit a Smart Home Security Doorbell

Smart home technology is hugely effective at helping homeowners to monitor visitors to your property. Hometalker Mother Daughter Projects recently installed the Ring

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s diy home security ideas, High Fences Offer Privacy Security and Style in One Neat Package

Hometalker Landscape Studio believes good fences make for good neighbors and home security. The front entrance and iron fencing displayed above offers the perfect blend

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Take Your Yard to New Heights With Ten Terrific Raised Garden Bed Tips

A raised garden bed can add some serious character to your yard. In our rundown of raised garden bed projects, you’ll not only get tips on how to make your own planter but build something that yields results time and time again. Put simply, our community’s fantastic creations will bring color, life and sustenance to your garden in the most attractive ways possible.

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18 String Art Ideas That You'll Want To Hang In Your Home

Wrap some string around nails for these cool techniques.

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