Improving the Doors in Your Home

When it comes to protecting your home, the doors are the first and last line of defence. If you do not have a good set of doors in your home, you are asking for trouble. I discovered this the hard way when my home was broken into. The doors were old and wooden and not very strong. As soon as I had reported it to the police, I called in a contractor who could recommend some strong quality doors to protect my place. The contractor was great and I learnt an awful lot from him. I hope you enjoy my blog.

Which security measures are right for your property?


Whether you own business premises or simply want to protect your home, you will have to give some thought to building security. Choosing the right security products can be overwhelming sometimes. With so many different ways of protecting a building, how can you know which will be the most effective? Three of the most common options chosen by property owners are roller shutters, diamond grill security doors, and burglar alarms.

Don't let them in

Everyone should consider fitting an alarm to any building they manage. Alarms are great for telling you that an unauthorized person has entered the building. If your alarm is monitored, you can be sure that as soon as it is triggered, someone will be dispatched to investigate and find out what is happening. Alarms are a good way to be alerted to burglars and to limit the amount of damage they can do but they don't stop the burglars entering the property. Even if your alarm is monitored, it's likely that the intruders will have had sufficient time to escape before the alarm is investigated.

Don't advertise an empty property

Instead of detecting intruders after they enter your premises, it is better to deter them from making the attempt at entry. Keeping thieves outside your home is the best way to protect your family and your possessions. Roller blinds can be an effective way of protecting a building when it is unoccupied. Sturdy roller blinds will slow down anyone attempting to access a building, and if the building is in a frequented area, they may even deter them completely since they cannot easily stop to work on the blinds. Despite these advantages, roller blinds do present a few problems. Roller blinds can only be brought down once the building is empty, this means that whenever a burglar sees closed roller blinds, they know that there is an empty building they can target. A second disadvantage is that roller blinds can be removed with quite simple tools if the burglar has sufficient time uninterrupted by passers-by.

Don't make your building an easy target

Just like roller blinds, diamond grill security doors will prevent a burglar from accessing your property. Unlike roller blinds, they can be fitted internally so that the thief cannot easily remove them before attempting entry. A strong diamond grill security door will stop a burglar from easily entering the property, but they are not immediately apparent, so they do not advertise that a property is empty and thereby make your property a target.


24 October 2019