When thinking about a garage door, most of us assume that it’s highly strong and safe, and don’t need to worry about it. However, did you know that a compromised garage door is an easy way for a burglar to access your house? Moreover, if not securing it properly a garage door can be easily broken into, and risk your loved ones and yourself.
Moreover, this door provides direct access to your home without putting any effort into picking the lock. That’s because most people don’t lock the interior door that leads to the inside of the house, making it for the burglar to enter.
Furthermore, we at Locksmith Brisbane want to help you have a safe and secure feeling at all times. Because of that, we put together our tips on how to secure your garage door, to prevent a break-in.
Also, please remember that in a case your safety is damaged, you can always contact us for help! Locksmith Brisbane is here to help with any kind of problem at all times – 24 hours a day. Moreover, our technicians are highly trained and professional and can fix anything to the highest standers.
Keep it close
Try to avoid leaving the garage door open, even if you’ll be gone for a few minutes. Don’t allow the burglars to have the slightest chance of getting in.
Lock the door inside
In most garages, there’s an interior door inside that provides access to the house. Moreover, in almost all cases, people tend to leave it open. This door acts as a direct passage to your home, thus, you should keep it locked at all times.
Always carry your remote with you
Almost all people keep the garage remote in the car, in a visible place. However, it’s a big mistake! It’s easier to break in your car than you think, especially it’s easy to reach the remote. So, make sure to have the remote with you at all times, and if you have to, avoid leaving it in a visible spot.
Maintain the garage door
In order to keep the door secure, check it from time to time (best on a regular basis). Don’t wait for it to malfunction in order to maintain it. Moreover, a non-operational garage door increases the chances of having a break in incidents