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August 7, 2015
When a door into your home enters from the garage it offers an easy way for burglars to break in.
A burglar can easily release the latch on an overhead door opener using a coat hanger. Here is a video that describes how you can prevent the latch being opened by using a plastic tie. You can also install a piece of wood that makes it more difficult to reach the latch.
When Aurora Overhead Doors installs garage doors you have the option to have weather stripping and other ways to increase security. Please inquire.
Also remember to keep your garage door closed when you are working around your home. An open door is an invitation to burglars to come and help themselves to items you store there. Here is a video from a Wichita TV station that describes the dangers.
Tags: garage doors, security