Invest in a garage? It means protecting your vehicle from the elements and incivilities above all. However, even in a garage, your car will not necessarily be spared theft. That’s why you need to make your garage safer at all costs. Double your vigilance if you store valuables in your garage and especially if it is attached to your house.
Some proven solutions
Installing additional locks remains a good idea to secure your garage door. Attention, to avoid any bad surprise, do not choose any lock! The ideal solution would be to opt for anti-lift locks, armored locks or multipoint locks. Whatever your choice, make sure your locks are certified. In addition to adding locks, consider adding a security bar to your garage door. A safety bar is especially recommended if you bet for a folding, swing or folding garage door.
The windows in your garage also deserve special attention. These must be equipped with bars and brackets. Also, to prevent potential burglars from seeing the contents of your garage, bet on opaque windows. The glazing must also be thick enough.
If your garage has a door to your home, also make sure it is secure enough. If not, do not be surprised if the perpetrator was able to enter your home easily.
Bet for an alarm system
Is it still useful to remember that an alarm system can deter potential burglars? There, several options are available to you. For example, you can bet for:
A mini-alarm with motion detectors or an opening detector: this type of alarm will trigger a siren as soon as an intrusion is detected.
A detector connected to your home’s alarm system: this solution also allows you to scare away intruders.
Think about the garage motorization option
It is obvious: by motorizing your garage door, you will complicate the task to the criminals. Yes, a motorized garage door will be much harder to force or lift. Good news: from now on, far are the times when garage door drives are only accessible to the wealthiest among us! Without spending a small fortune, you can then secure your garage as well as possible. On top of that, you gain in comfort. In the end, by a garage door remote control, you no longer have to get out of your car to open and close the garage door.
The motorization will be even more interesting if your garage door opens onto the outside. Indeed, in this case, you run more risk when you get out of your vehicle to open the garage door. All you have to do is choose the drive best suited to your garage door. Note that a system equipped with an anti-lifting security ensures you more peace and serenity.