By Robert Siciliano
Step by step how to reinforce Door Locks
Dont let the idea of reinforcing your houses doors intimidate you. Here is step by step instruction on installing new stronger locks.
Your Houses Door Parts Inventory
Any door without a deadbolt gets a deadbolt, which should be a grade 1 or 2.
Are the screws of any existing deadbolts tight?
If you open the door and turn the knob, the deadbolts throw-bolt will pop out the side of the door. It should be at least one inch and appear secure.