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Forbes: 10 Tips To Disaster-Proof Your House

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Reinforce The Door

A new front door is one of the best home improvements you can make to increase your home’s value. Consider replacing that rickety old door with a solid wood or hollow steel door equipped with secure hinges and a deadbolt: it will pay for itself when you sell and minimize the effects of a disaster.

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