Security Tips Locksmith Illiondale
Having many years experience in the locksmith industry, we have faced various security tasks and requests, in this time our locksmith Bedfordview team have became aware of many common vulnerabilities which are both found to be inside and outside of homes all around the country.
Some which may come across more as common sense knowledge, however we have found they are not regularly thought of and not always looked at as a security vulnerability.
Bedfordview Locksmiths, our company, are recommended by the Edenvale POLICE. We can help with the aftermath of a devastating burglary.
Overgrown Garden Bedfordview
With dark nights closing in, it’s that time of year you are most vulnerable to experience a burglary of some kind, whether that be your garden shed, garage or home. Generally the main cause to make you a target, would be an overgrown garden, by having an overgrown garden you are giving a vast cover to potential would-be burglars, with that, mix in an unlit garden, this makes you an even greater target.
Here at Bedfordview Locksmiths, we would like to give a few pointers to help you along your way of securing the outside of your home.
Garden Security Check List
You may use this check list decrease the chance of becoming a target of theft. You may share these security tips with your friends and family to make not only your area a safer place to live, but to aid in helping others with a topic which isn’t spoke of in a great deal.
Garden Lighting Bedfordview
Installation of a floodlight would be one of the best deterrents you could implement. There are many floodlights available at affordable prices, which include LED, and solar panel, being extremely cost efficient and energy saving. Make sure to source one that includes a motion sensor. One of the best security deterrents you will buy.
Garden Gate Bedfordview
There’s a few options available for different type of gates, the most popular gates are usually made out of wood, if this sounds like your gate then you could fit a quality two-way lock, and fit an optional bolt for on the inside combined with an alarmed padlock. On the outside of the gate, if you are one to use the gate often you could fit a hasp and staple lock combined with an alarmed padlock.
Shed Security Bedfordview
Often forgotten by many, sheds contain valuables. Simply install a portable alarm with sensor inside of your shed, position to cover the window and door. Shed portable alarms can be picked up for an affordable price, it’s definitely a security deterrent you’ll be wanting to add. Along with the portable alarm, you’ll want to add a hasp and staple latch lock with an alarmed padlock to the door, combine these two together you are well on your way to have a protected shed!
Furthermore, it’s possible to strengthen the door by adding heavy duty hinges and a horizontal security bar with padlocks. Don’t forgot, add metal bars on the inside of the window.
Garage Security Bedfordview
Garages should be made a priority to secure, like with sheds, garages too are filled with valuables, our locksmith Bedfordview team are keen to spread the word and help local customers to secure their belongings.
Lets start with alarms, if you are unable to afford a branded alarm system, there are many affordable non-branded options available, from portable alarms with sensors or even complete alarm systems with multiple sensors including SMS/text messaging capabilities.
Strengthening the door is possible in many different ways, one of which is called a garage door defender, this goes on the outside at the bottom of the garage door and is another affordable prevention method.
Aside from the door defender, there’s also options for on the inside of the garage door, this one takes a bit more effort, however if you keep motorcycles it’s one prevention method you should consider, this is by installing security bars at the top of the garage door in both corners, this prevention method is only possible if you have another external door to the garage.
Don’t forget to up the security on any external garage doors! include a hasp and staple latch lock with an alarmed padlock, and you could even add a horizontal security bar for an extra deterrent.
Home Security Check List
To be updated, please come back soon to find more tips from the locksmith Bedfordview team!
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