Home Safety Hack: How to Secure a Sliding Door

Featured Article, Household DIY Tips
on October 12, 2013
s hook on door

Sliding doors are a beautiful way to let in natural light, but the can pose safety risks for your home and family.

Need a simple and inexpensive way to secure a sliding door? Try this trick from Fred Silvernail of Conway, South Carolina:

Drill a 1/4-inch-diameter hole through the top track of the door, and insert a 3/16-inch S-shaped hook to keep the door from sliding.

What are your simple solutions for home safety? Tell us in the comments.