Good Alarm Bad Alarm Logo

5 Tips To Burglar Proof Your Door

Blog | 24 October 2016

The door is usually the first point of entry for burglars; therefore, you should make it as difficult as possible for them to break in. The door is your first line of defense, so give it as much chance as possible by “arming” it with everything possible. This includes things that are part of the door itself, as well as things external to the door. Here are some suggestions to help you to make your door burglarproof: Inspect Your Door Inspect your door to see if it is in good shape. You might find that your door is old or in need of repairs. If the material is not strong enough then you might have to consider replacing it with a better quality door -- preferably one made of fibreglass, metal or solid wood. Reinforced steel doors are a good option, but be prepared for high maintenance. Avoid Windows In Your Doors Windows are good for aesthetics but bad for security -- burglars can break through them to get to the lock. If you must have windows then make sure...

Read More
0 Comments

5 Tips To Protect Yourself From Burglars

Blog | 17 October 2016

It’s not rocket science to protect yourself from burglars, but you also have to be a little shrewd about it. You should have basic security systems in place: alarm, lights, camera, and doors with deadbolts. But sometimes that might not be enough. Some burglars are more sophisticated than others, and depending on what type of burglar you are dealing with, your security system might not be enough to prevent a break-in. Here are a few tips to combat various types of burglars who might be targeting your home. Lock Your Doors And Windows This is the most basic security measure you can implement. It is effective against petty criminals who prefer easy targets. It’s important not to attract attention by exposing valuables, and make sure there are few places to hide. Use...

Read More
0 Comments

4 Tips To Keep Seniors Safe At Home

Blog | 10 October 2016

Statistics show that senior citizens are prone to accidents at home. Many of them want to maintain their freedom and independence, so they opt to remain at home. However this brings increased risk of suffering an accident. The places that enable regular people to carry out their daily routines present many risks to seniors. Whether you are a professional caregiver or you share a home with a senior, these tips will help you to create a safer environment for them. Install Gutter Guards Gutter guards save you the time and energy needed to clean up once the elements have run their course (such as snow, rain and organic debris). This is especially important for seniors who will have to risk climbing ladders should they need to clean the roof or gutter of debris. Gutter guards...

Read More
0 Comments

4 Tips To Secure Your Home Against Burglars

Blog | 3 October 2016

Your home is your most valuable asset, and the last thing you need is someone breaking in and stealing the things you’ve worked hard for. You don’t have to turn your home into a mini Fort Knox, but you can install a few basic things and take some precautions to make your home safer. Not only does it make your home a harder target for burglars, you’ll get discounts on your home insurance. Here are a few things you can start doing: Install an Alarm System This is one of the most basic (tech-savvy) means of securing your home. Burglars don’t like to attract unwanted attention, so the last thing they need is noise. An alarm system will not only make noise if there is an in intrusion, it will notify the police. There are various alarm systems that come with various features....

Read More
0 Comments

Tips To Keep Your Car Safe In Your Garage

Blog | 26 September 2016

Your garage is more than a place to store your car; it’s the first line of defence against car theft. The key to keeping your car safe is securing your garage as well as your car. Using a combination of high- and low-tech strategies, you can make things extremely difficult for a would-be car thief and cause him/her to abandon the attempt altogether. Some cars come with keyless technology, but unfortunately many car thieves have become familiar enough to circumvent the technology. You always have to be one step ahead of the criminals. Basic Steps to Securing Your Garage Secure your windows and side doors, because these are frequent entry points for burglars. Have the surrounding areas well lit and install deadbolt locks. Install a quality garage door that cannot be easily...

Read More
0 Comments

Home | About us | Alarm Companies | Contact Us
Customer Reviews, Complaints & Experiences on Alarm Companies, Security Systems, Home Security in Canada & US
Copyright © 2010 Good Alarm Bad Alarm. All Rights Reserved