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How to make your garage more secure

Home security does not always stretch to your garage, which can be an issue as it can be a prime target for thieves. There are six simple tips to follow in order to improve the security of your garage.

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1.      Door Timers

If you have electric garage doors, fitting a timer on the opener can improve the security – an open garage is an enticing opportunity. It is easy to fit a timer to the door opener, and then you decide the amount of time before the door will automatically close.

2.       Motion Detection

Motion detection lights are commonly used as a security device around the home, but it is important not to forget the garage area. Simple but effective, they use infrared rays to detect moving objects. Once the light is triggered it will remain on for a pre-set time. These type of lights can deter intruders.…