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


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


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


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


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