5 Ways to Protect Your Garage from Burglary

Burglars are always lurking around in Perth and every other place looking for some easy entry points to get into your home. Making your garage more secure is the first step to keeping your space safe. Some people forget to keep their garage’s as secure as the rest of the home, which makes it easy for thieves to take advantage of that entry point. Here are five security tips that will help you protect your garage from burglary.

  1. Install CCTV Cameras

Having good quality security cameras installation in Perth is one of the best ways to protect you garage and your home in general. According to some surveys, having security cameras installed in your garage and other arears of your property will make your home far much safer as it will deter those who try to make burglary attempts. When a burglar is doing their research on which home to break into, seeing that a security camera installation has been completed will most likely make them bypass your garage. A professional security camera installation Perth that has been done by a licenced installerin Perth will be of great benefit to improving the overall security of your home, and Core Tech Security has the perfect security cameras to make you feel safe and deter burglars. If the presence of security camera’s does not deter burglars from breaking into your garage, then the CCTV cameras will catch the image or video of the criminal and you will be able to catch them later on by involving law enforcement. Good quality security cameras from leading commercial suppliers will provide vivid images both day and night and if the security cameras installation has been done correctly will last for many years protecting your family and assets.

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  1. Install an Alarm System

Installing a home alarm system in Perth will be important in keeping your garage and the valuables you have in it safe and secure. Home Alarm systems for a garage will generally have an activation system that includes a motion sensor that will trigger a loud alarm when it detects movement. The main purpose of having an alarm system installed is to scare away burglars keeping your family and property safe. When there is an anxious thief trying to access your garage, a correctly installed alarm system that goes off will assist in deterring the burglar. To get the best alarm system in Perth for your garage, you should take into consideration the durability of the alarm system and the accuracy and sound of the alarm system. When it comes to accuracy, the alarm system that you install should be able to detect movement as it happens and activate the alarm system immediately.

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The sensors of the alarm system should be of high quality for it to be able to do this efficiently. The alarm system should also be durable and this will depend on whether you place it indoors or outdoors and the type of detector used by the alarm installer. The alarm system sound should also be loud enough for you to hear and react promptly if there is an intruder. At Core Teach Security, we offer some of the highest quality alarm systems in Perth that are guaranteed to keep your garage secure.

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  1. Keep garage door repairs and maintenance up to date

You should ensure that you repair and maintain your garage door regularly so as to keep it secure enough to keep out burglars. It is unfortunate that some contractors may use garage doors that are made of thin sheetmetal or plastic reducing the overall security of the door itself. However, when you find out that you have a poor quality, poor fitting garage door get a replacement immediately and make sure that the garage door you get has a secure locking system and is made from quality materials. There are several types of garage doors that you can get in Perth. The first one is the up and over garage door which is easy to open but it takes up more space externally and internally. The second one is the sectional garage door which is smooth and quiet in operation and can be used with automatic openers. You can also go for the side hinged garage doors which use a simple mechanism and are easy to open but they are not very secure in design. A more secure option would be insulated roller garage doors but they are also quite expensive.

  1. Install Motion Sensing Security Lights

Dark areas are the perfect place for burglars to hide. A garage that is well lit will keep of burglars and therefore keep your home more secure. Motion-sensing security lights are a very effective option when it comes to protecting your garage from burglary since when a burglar comes close to your garage, they motion-sensing lights will be activated and it will scare them away. This will also help you keep track because when you see the lights turn on suddenly, you will become aware that something is not right and you can take precautions to stay safe and protected.

If you have security cameras installed the activation of the security lights will assist the security cameras to record in colour even in complete darkness.

Make sure you place the lights in strategic areas that may be entry points for burglars. Motion sensing security lights are especially useful when you are trying to keep a detached garage safe and out of the shadows.

  1. Secure your garage windows

An easy entry point into your garage for burglars are the windows. When thinking of taking security measures for your garage, do not forget the windows. The first and easiest way to keep the Windows secure is to lock the windows. Remember to keep all garage windows locked when you are leaving your home. You may even add some security cctv cameras and add a sticker to your window that will scare of any burglars. Another way to keep your garage secure is to jeep your windows covered with curtains. It is a simple way but it will make a big difference since burglars will not be able to see what you have inside your garage. It reduces the risks of burglary into your home. Don’t give burglars a preview or motivation to come steal from you by showing them all the goodies you have in your garage.

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Another great option is to install vibration detectors or window reeds to your security alarm system garage windows or doors. When installed correctly if an intruder opens the window or door then the security alarm system will sound the siren warning off the intruder.

If your alarm system has app control or is connected to a monitoring station then the police can be notified assisting in capturing the intruder.

Your garage has some of the most valuable items that you own. You definitely do not want to lose all the things you have in your garage to burglars, therefore you should take all the measures to keep your garage safe and secure. Start with the installation of CCTV cameras and an effective alarm system which you can get here at Core Tech Security in Perth.

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If your in Perth and looking to have a Security Camera Installation completed or a quality Alarm System Installation but are not sure if we install in your suburb then you can check the list of suburb’s we service below.

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