With this in mind, the security experts at Schlage have come up with a Top 10 list of things you can do help to keep your family and home from becoming crime targets.
1. Make sure each exterior door has a solid core and is protected by a high-quality deadbolt, including the door linking the garage and house. Also, secure all windows with quality locks -- even those on the second floor.
2. Invest in a home-security system with central monitoring, and if you move into a home that already has a security system, change the entry code.
3. Keep you…