What’s above your welcome mat? Is it a foam-filled, fiberglass door, classic wood, or a real steel door? Many say about their classic wood doors, “Mine just looks so natural and traditional. I like wood.” Fiberglass foam-filled door owners swear their fiberglass door looks like classic wood but offers more insulating value due to its… Read More


As the number of home invasions goes up in our communities, we must look at every aspect of our home security. Phoenix has an average property, or home, crime rating of 52.1, on a scale of 1 to 100, which is 14 points higher than the national average of 38.1. These statistics include burglary, arson,… Read More


Many people don’t realize window guards can be designed to match your home’s exterior. These guards will open quickly from the inside but keep intruders from having a clear access point from outside.… Read More


Many people are looking at ways to better protect their homes. The number of home intrusions is on the rise across the U.S. The Department of Justice estimates every year just over 3.7 million people will become a victim of burglary. These home invasions cost the average American $2000 in monetary value, though the emotional trauma cannot be measured.… Read More


One of the most important parts of owning a home is making sure it is as secure as possible, regardless of the neighborhood you’re in.

Safe neighborhoods do not provide the guarantee of securing your home. Do you know where to start for making your home secure? Of course, you can purchase and have a security system installed to detect intruders, but what about preventing them from being able to break-in in the first place?… Read More


There is more to an entry gate than meets the eye. It is a combination of aesthetic and function, curb appeal and protection. When seeing a gate in front of a home, the initial thought someone might have is “what a beautiful entryway, but is that gate necessary?” For any property, an entrance gate is… Read More


Many business owners take great pains to secure their homes against intruders and burglaries but give little thought to their businesses. While burglaries do occur less at businesses than residential locations, they still occur far too frequently. A simple, attractive way of securing windows and doors could protect your business from loss.… Read More


And yet, 22% of home break-ins occur through a backyard patio entrance. Left unsecured, this space is vulnerable to forced entries, and it is usually hidden from view from both the street and neighbors. Securing this space from intruders should be a priority, and doing so is easy with entry enclosures or Crimsafe® stainless steel security mesh from Steel Shield Security Doors & More.… Read More


Security alarms have become a popular addition to residential homes. Responsible families want to do everything possible to protect their family members, property, and valuables against threats from unwanted intruders. Security alarms provide a warning when someone tries to force entry to your home.… Read More


When you are ready to take a well-deserved vacation, you shouldn’t have to worry about your home. However, break-ins occur regularly and the security of your home and valued possessions are at stake. Before it’s time to depart for your vacation destination, make the effort to secure your home and keep it safe. Custom-fitted security doors and window coverings from Steel Shield Security Doors & More provide an excellent layer of protection against break-ins.… Read More


Taking on a project by yourself that you’ve never attempted before can seem daunting, but it can also seem like a good way to save money. Nevertheless, not all projects should be approached on all your own. When it comes to installing new window screens or even buying them, it is important to consult with… Read More


Window screens are meant to keep your privacy and keep out bugs and intruders. However, after time, these window screens can start to warp or fail allowing for bugs to enter and it no longer be able to fit your window frame. There are a few things that can trigger your screens to warp more… Read More