Once you’ve decided to purchase a steel or iron finished gate, entry enclosure, or window guard for the security of your home, you’ll have to decide if you’d like for it to be finished with paint or powder coating. Here are the differences that will help you reach that final decision. Wet Paint If your… 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


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


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


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