Security & Theft Prevention


Security Essentials For 
Every Property


Safeguard tenants and future homeowners with security and theft prevention essentials from The Home Depot. Theft is a major cause of property loss for residents. Along with vandalism, it places a significant burden on your business. Protect residents, defend your properties, reduce turn and avoid costly insurance claims with our reliable security and theft prevention products and maintenance tips.


Door Locks & Deadbolts

Secure your properties with dependable door locks and deadbolts. Locks are future homeowners’ and tenants’ first and best line of defense. Give them the best when you choose the right locks from trusted brands, including Schlage®, Defiant® and Kwikset®, to defend your property and its residents.

Exterior & Security Lighting

Deter theft, increase safety and tell criminals they are unwelcome with strategic outdoor security lighting. Choose from or combine dusk to dawn, motion sensor and flood lighting in hardwire, solar-powered and battery-operated formats to secure your properties.

Home & Apartment Security Systems

Get serious about home and apartment security with effective residential security and alarm systems. Alarm systems communicate safety to potential residents, leading to residents who want to renew their leases year after year. To elevate security confidence even more, integrate a video surveillance system.

Safes & Lock Boxes

Add extra levels of security to your homes or apartments with an ironclad safe. With a wide selection of floor, wall, office and drop safes to choose from, you are sure to find the right safe for your properties.

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Security Tips for Multifamily Properties

Discourage crime and give your residents confidence with security-minded facility maintenance. Residential theft often occurs when opportunity arises, but these steps can help you curtail those opportunities.

  • Ensure that your staff is easily identifiable to residents using uniforms and photo IDs.
  • Work with local police departments. Crime watch programs are typically available.
  • Check security lighting and replace as needed.
  • Trim bushes, shrubs and trees to avoid providing a place for an intruder to hide.
  • Lock ladders and tools that could be used to break into buildings.
  • Be pet-friendly. Even small dogs make a residences less attractive to criminals.
  • Educate your residents and provide regular security reminders like locking doors and windows.