5 Security Buys for a Safer Home

The days are becoming shorter, which means it's time to up your home security. Whether you want to install a camera system or just provide a little extra light, our top picks will make you feel a little safer.

  1. 2 John Timberland LED 5" Outdoor Wall Lights

    2 John Timberland LED 5

    TKThese two John Timberland Danbury outdoor lamps will ensure you always have plenty of light without sacrificing a stylish look. Steel housing and a lack of glass make these lights durable, and their downward angle provides the perfect amount of visibility while also being Dark Sky compliant. Each light features a 10-watt LED module. Available at Lamps Plus; $69.95.


  2. Fulcrum Motion Activated 6-LED Porch Light

    Fulcrum Motion Activated 6-LED Porch Light

    You won't have to worry about leaving your porch light on anymore with this Fulcrum Light-It. This rotating light detects movement within a 25-foot range at a 100-degree angle, and the photocell technology ensures the light only comes on in the dark. It has a weather-proof design that makes it ideal for other outdoor areas as well, including the patio, garage, garden, and more. It features six glare-free LEDs and 30-second auto shutoff. Available at Walmart; $18.12.


  3. Motorola Wireless Dual Camera and Monitor Set

    Motorola Wireless Dual Camera and Monitor Set

    Add an extra layer of security both indoors and out with this Motorola Scout 2360 set. Use the handheld monitor with rechargeable batteries to control your cameras from anywhere in your home. The indoor camera even includes a temperature sensor, enabling you to keep an eye on your home environment. This set features one indoor camera with two-way sound, one outdoor camera, 2.4GHz FHSS wireless, a home viewing unit with 3.5" LCD screen and 590-foot range, remote camera control, infrared night vision, and sound level indicator. Available at B&H Photo and Video; 69.99.


  4. SunForce 60-LED Solar Motion Light

    SunForce 60-LED Solar Motion Light

    Frighten away nighttime critters and more with this ultra-bright SunForce light. It's powered by a 1W/6V amorphous solar panel, but it also includes a 5-pack of rechargeable batteries for immediate use. Use this light on porches, garages, rear entrances, or any other outdoor location you feel needs better visibility. It features an 850-lumen output, 30-foot detection distance, and 180-degree detection range. Available at Walmart; $34.


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