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10 Ways to Break Into a House

10 Ways to Break Into a House

You might be surprised at the tricks burglars may use to break in to your home. Check out these 10 ways to break into a house. See more »

What lock-picking tools do you need to pick a lock?

To pick a lock you'll need some picks (or paper clips) and a tension wrench. Learn what lock-picking tools you need to pick a lock in this article. See more »

How do you pick a master lock?

To open a lock, the bottom pins must be aligned so they're all below the shear line. Learn how to pick a master lock in this article. See more »

How do lock pick guns work?

Lock pick guns work on the same principle as raking a lock by pushing up the pins. Learn how lock pick guns work in this article. See more »

The Ultimate Master Key Quiz

The Ultimate Master Key Quiz

How come your door can be opened by your own key but also by another, “master” key that the janitor has? Take this quiz to learn more about master keys. See more »

The Ultimate Motion Sensor and Burglar Alarm Quiz

The Ultimate Motion Sensor and Burglar Alarm Quiz

Ever wonder how motion sensor lights and burglar alarms work? Take this quiz and learn how motion sensors and burglar alarms detect intruders. See more »

The Ultimate Pepper Spray Quiz

The Ultimate Pepper Spray Quiz

How does pepper spray work? What does it contain? Take this quiz to learn more about pepper spray. See more »

The Ultimate Panic Room Quiz

The Ultimate Panic Room Quiz

What is a panic room and do you need one? Take this quiz to learn more about whether you need to have a panic room in your home. See more »

The Ultimate Safecracking Quiz

The Ultimate Safecracking Quiz

Safecracking is not always as easy as it's cracked up to be in the movies. Take a crack at this quiz and learn more about safecracking. See more »

The Ultimate Preventing a Home Invasion Quiz

The Ultimate Preventing a Home Invasion Quiz

It’s nice to know that you’re not at the mercy of criminals and can prevent a home invasion. Take this quiz and learn how to prevent a home invasion. See more »