Skip To Content

Screw It – A Safe Home Is A Happy Home

Screw It!

You may or may not know this, but the screws that come with your exterior door hinges, deadbolts, and doorknobs are only about ½ inch – ¾ inch long.

What that means if someone really wanted to kick in your door, it wouldn’t be that hard to do.  Consider replacing those screws with ones that are 2 inches or longer.

The longer screws will anchor into the sturdy framing behind your door frame, making it much harder if someone was to try to pry or kick your doors open.

Trackback from your site.

Leave a Reply


About our blog

Our agents write often to give you the latest insights on owning a home or property in the Greater Phoenix area.