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Security devices to add in addition to door burglar bars

by Philip Piantone 02/05/2023

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Many find their home to be a place of relaxation and refuge from the outside world. To keep your home in such a peaceful state, you may have pondered about different ways to keep your property secure. Yes, door burglar bars are a great place to start for home security however, there’s many additional ways to keep your space safe. 

Types of door security devices

Consider purchasing a comprehensive home security system package. These packages may contain motion detectors, alarms and even security cameras to help you stay alert to possible intrusions from every angle. 

Many modern alarms can send signals to your mobile device in the case of suspicious activity, so even if you’re not at home you can still guard your property. 

For example, if someone tries to break into your home when you’re away on vacation, motion detectors placed outside can detect and send an alert to you before they try to enter your home. 

In addition to a security system, it’s always a great idea to physically secure the doors in your home. 

How can I make my front door more secure?

When the nails securing a door are short, it makes it easier for an assailant to kick the door in and gain access to the premises. To avoid this, consider installing longer nails to secure the door’s frame and deadbolt. 

Reinforcement locks are also a great addition to your door to help further security. 

How can I add more security to my other entryways?

Windows can be secured by adding in window security bars to prevent windows from being pried up from the outside. A door security bar is also a great investment because it’s inexpensive and effective at keeping intruders out. 

Keeping your home safe is vital, so take your time examining the security needs of your property.  When you’re ready, consider speaking with a representative at a local home security company for more information to find the best security package for your home. 

About the Author

Philip Piantone

My goal as a Real Estate agent is to provide you, as my client, with the best possible representation for all of your Real Estate needs. I will accomplish this through a very strong work ethic using limitless energy on your behalf. You will find me a responsible and friendly agent who genuinely cares about the people with whom I work. As a lifelong resident of the Washington Metropolitan area, coupled with the best continuing training in the industry, I am well prepared to provide you with the superior service that you need and deserve to get the most out of your Real Estate transaction. Whether you are buying or selling a home, I am able to provide you with the largest market exposure and to bring you the best possible price, terms, and conditions available. You can rest assured that I can help you achieve your Real Estate goals through superior service in an honest and personable manner that will make you a customer of mine for life.