Signs of Forced Entry—And Why it Matters

You’d surely be able to tell if someone broke into your home, right? You exited, closed the door, locked the door, and ensured all other points of entry were secure. You’ve also brushed up on how to tell if a burglar is watching your house, and you’re confidently thinking there isn’t any reason your [...]

2019-10-16T04:53:59-07:00October 16th, 2019|Theft Prevention|0 Comments

Pros and Cons of Having a Video Doorbell

It’s so easy to get caught up in the latest and greatest technology trend...so much to the point where we have all of this stuff, but we don’t ever stop to think about how much good (or even bad) that stuff is actually doing us. I’m not saying video doorbells are bad. They’re very [...]

2019-10-16T04:55:17-07:00September 30th, 2019|Theft Prevention|0 Comments

How to Tell if a Burglar is Watching Your House

For as much as we like to think so, burglary might not be as random as you’ve been led to believe. Sure, being a victim might be pure bad luck - with criminals picking your house or neighborhood to case out of all in the world - but the act of the burglary is [...]

2019-10-16T04:56:04-07:00September 16th, 2019|Posts, Theft Prevention|0 Comments

Zip Tie the Garage Door? Think Again.

Are you familiar with the phrase “robbing Peter to pay Paul?” It essentially means you’re solving a problem by creating another problem. When it comes to zip tying your garage door, I can think of no better explanation. Before I get to why, here is the crux of the situation. All overhead garage doors [...]

2019-10-16T04:56:52-07:00September 11th, 2019|Garage Door Zip Ties, Posts|0 Comments

How Does a Garage Door Lock Work?

When it comes to home security, we are mostly concerned with our doors leading in and out—entryways are lockable and secure; perhaps equipped with cameras, etc. And while there are pros and cons to video doorbells and other tech-focused security measures, it's all done to satisfy our duty as a homeowner and family protector...to [...]

2019-09-30T21:02:17-07:00September 4th, 2019|Garage Locks|0 Comments

Interview with Home Security List

Our hopeful good night’s sleep is often disturbed by the thought of burglars entering our homes and worse, endangering our lives and our loved ones. An interrupted peace of mind. The deprivation of a well deserved security. In 2011, more than 2 million burglaries were reported in America alone. A significant percentage of those incidents [...]

2016-06-20T14:43:35-07:00June 12th, 2016|Posts|2 Comments

A Super Hero’s Shield Stops Crime | Newsroom for The Garage Shield

A Super Hero's Shield Stops Crime PRESS RELEASE - MAR 23, 2016 11:00 MST The Garage Shield fights 6-second break in with 1-minute installation Everytown, USA, March 23, 2016 (Newswire.com) -  There's an easy way for many homeowners to stop criminals with a tool that a super-hero might wield: a shield. The Garage Shield blocks the simple-yet-effective [...]

Preventing garage door break-ins

AUSTIN -- It's a time of year when garage door break-ins usually increase. One gadget called the Garage Shield aims to prevent these break-ins. "When people want to get into the garage from the outside, what they'll do is they'll come up and they'll shove the hanger through this opening right here," said Don Grenier, [...]