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Garage Doors: Improving Security

While many of us spend a lot of money and time enforcing the security of doors and entrances, you may have neglected overlooked to pay attention to your garage door. Garage doors, as key entry points to the home, must be made secure. Click here to know more ways on how to improve the security of your garage doors.

Choose a trusted and secure garage door recommended by experts. When buying a new garage door, visit a professional for expert advice and tell them safety and security is paramount to your peace of mind.  You may want to consider a solid door without windows. If you prefer having daylight in the garage, ask for the windows to be installed in the top section to make the inside less visible. You can also frost your existing windows.

Always keep your garage door closed. keep the garage door properly closed, even when you’re at home. Keeping this habit will ensure you don’t accidentally leave your house without securely locking up. It’ll also keep you safe from anybody entering the home through the garage door when you are at home.Don’t ever leave your garage door open when you’re not around because this gives everyone visual access to anything valuable that might be stored inside. Never forget the garage door when you’re locking up at night.

Add more lighting to your garage. Light up the exterior of your garage with a spotlight or motion sensing light, for added security and peace of mind.

Don’t leave your garage door remote out in the open. Keep the remote control in your car at night, put it in the glove box, away from sight. If you have invested in an alarm system for the garage, don’t ever give out the security code to your exterior wireless keypad. If you do have to share it with someone, such as a service provider, be sure to clear out the old code and reprogram the keypad with a new one.

These are simple tips but it can go a long way. Keep your garage door safe and secure, you keep your family safe too.

 

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