Once you've covered the basics, the next best way to make your household secure is to boost the security of those around you.
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Some people complain that used stuff smells funny, or that buying used stuff makes them feel cheap.
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They can do everything from gripping lids to securing bed slats, and keeping paint cans nice and neat.
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