You can accomplish much of the same by using longer screws
by grnd (2012-12-11 09:36:50)
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  In reply to: Most of the time the burglars bypass the lock  posted by catiemcd

There should be at least two vertical studs forming the lock side of the door frame. Installing the strike plate with heavier 3" screws will ensure that you are taking full advantage of all of the strength that is there.


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