3 Simple Ways to Help Prevent Garage Door Break-Ins

Article Posted by Expert Author: Emma Prior  on 04/08/2013

A garage can be an easy way for a criminal to access your home – if you don't take certain precautions. The good news is that by following a few easy steps, you can be well on your way to having a safe and secure garage.


  1. If you have a door that leads from your garage into your house, then make sure you have a deadbolt installed on it – and you lock it every time. If you do, then you'll know that even if someone gains access to your garage, they have not gained access to your home.

  2. Choose driveway alarms as a part of your home security systems Cleveland. They will alert you when someone unexpected comes up your driveway.

  3. If your garage has windows, either paint them black or otherwise make them inoperable so that thieves can't see in. If they see an empty garage, then they'll know it's likely no one is at home and will be more likely to attempt a break-in.


These tips may seem simple, but they can mean the difference between a secure home and one that's been compromised.


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