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, [...]

Insurance claims require signs of forced entry

Insurance may require forced entry to pay claim 6 second break in exploit does not leave evidence of forced entry on your property. Your insurance may require 'forced entry' to pay! Insurance claims require signs of forced entry Your insurance company may require signs of forced entry in order to pay a [...]

Garage Door Zip Ties Violation UL 325

The following statement by the Internation Door Association explains that using garage door zip ties is a violation fo federal code. There are alternative methods of securing your garage door. The Garage Shield to the rescue! If you have used Zip Ties to secure your garage door emergency release mechanism, which has been made widely popular by [...]

2019-08-15T12:43:50-07:00September 12th, 2015|Burglary Statistics, Garage Door Zip Ties|1 Comment

8 Home Invasion & Burglary Statistics – Garage Security

Bureau of Justice Statistics Special Report states that a household member was home in approximately 28 percent of burglaries. Alarmingly, a household member suffered some form of violence in seven percent of burglaries. Around 60 percent of burglars used forcible entry to gain access to a home. A surprising 30 percent entered home through an unlocked door, window [...]

2019-06-06T11:34:39-07:00August 4th, 2015|Burglary Statistics|0 Comments

Garage Shield Home Security Review

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e3osHVzEy-0 Garage Shield Home Security Review My childhood house was broken into THREE times (once while we were home!). During those break-ins, thieves stole every single heirloom from my four grandparents (all of whom had passed away within the year), injured my dog, rifled through my underwear....I have a continued paranoia about break-ins since [...]

Average cost of burglary is $2230

What is the Average cost of burglary ? Will Your House be Broken Into This Year?.   What are the odds that your home will be burglarized this year? Data from the FBI 2012 crime report shows that we can expect one in every thirty-six homes in the United States to be burglarized this year, resulting in [...]

2015-10-29T18:38:31-07:00January 24th, 2015|Burglary Statistics|0 Comments