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


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