When it comes to protecting your home and valuables from burglars, who better to learn from than the burglars themselves? The investigative team at KGW8 News in Portland sent out questionnaires to 86 convicted burglars in prison and this is what they had to say.
Check out this recent NBC's Today Show segment of Ask Lou, where home improvement expert Lou Manfredini addresses the issue of door security with two of the products we carry, the StrikeMaster and the Door Guardian.
As an added bonus, learn how to solve that squeaky floor!
This shocking video from the inside of a home in Mississauga, shows how easily burglars can kick in your doors when they are not properly reinforced. Note that this door failed on the hinge side. Our StrikeMaster II door reinforcement kits also include 2.5" case hardened screws to secure the door hinges.
Summer is here and you're preparing for a well deserved vacation. Don't forget to include your home and valuables in your planning. Here are some tips: Before you leave, check every door and window to make sure that everything is locked and sealed, including your garage door, shed, and basement windows. Also, make sure that you have no spare keys lying around that are "hidden" under a mat or under a rock. Burglars know where to look and a key gives them easy access. If you have a sliding window or door, put a piece of wood or a long...