The statistics on home intrusions clearly show that two-thirds of all break-and-entries occur through a door, most often the front door. Does that mean you should secure your doors and forget about your windows? Of course not! Considering that about 25-30 percent of burglars use one of the home’s windows to gain entry, you cannot ignore your home’s window security.… Read More


According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) and the FBI Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR), a third of all home burglaries are non-forced. That means they were house guests, the door was unlocked or they use a hidden key to gain entry. Look at your home’s vulnerabilities to lessen the likelihood of either forced or… Read More


When considering home intruders, how many of us regard other species besides those wearing a mask? Most of us automatically envision burglars and other felons breaking into our homes to take our hard-earned possessions or, worse, do us bodily harm. These are certainly worth guarding against, but what about other dangerous groups like spiders, scorpions,… Read More


The Home Intrusion Shopping Spree After a burglar enters your home they have only a few minutes to get the most valuable items and get out. The three items most commonly stolen items from homes are cash, high-value products (such as computers and phones), and medicine. Like a free shopping spree at the mall, burglars… Read More


Burglars hope that homeowners overlook even the smallest security issues to make their job a lot easier – and it’s working. According to the Phoenix Police Department’s (PPD) Uniform Crime Report, home invasions all over Phoenix have risen since last year. It is up to each of us to be informed on how to secure… Read More


There are many ways to make your front door more secure. In this article, we will review four top-notch proven methods to secure your front door to ensure you and your family are safe inside your home and yard.… Read More


The Sad Truth About Aging-in-Place We live in a world today where home security is more crucial than ever before as people are living longer, and the world feels more unsafe. Sadly, older adults are perceived as physically and psychologically incapable of defending their homes, and so become the victims of home intrusion crimes. Many… Read More


Home Burglary — How It Can Happen to You The most common entry point for a home invader is through the front door. Statistics show 65 percent of home invasions occur through either the front, rear, or garage door. Contrary to what most would think, one-third come right in through the front door. You could… Read More


If you value fresh air when the weather gets cooler but still want to keep your home secure, Steel Shield Security Doors has the solution. We can design doors that suit the style of your home without compromising security. Security screen doors are the perfect addition to any home in the Arizona heat. Flies and… Read More


Have you been considering installing window guards in your home? It makes sense to protect your family and window guards are a highly effective device in that regard. Small children, especially, are at risk of falling out of windows. If you want to reduce the chances of your child suffering serious injury – or worse… Read More