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Preventing A Break-In

"When you're thinking about how to make your home burglar-proof, you have to think like an opportunist thief, because a burglar will look for the tell-tale signs of weakness in your home."

The truth is that there is no amount of money that you can spend on home security to keep a well equipped thief, with an unlimited amount of time out of your home. The good news is that most thieves are not well equipped and they know that they have a limited amount of time to be in and out of a home.

There are simply too many easy targets for a thief to risk getting caught trying to get into a well secured house - unless of course you have something of extreme value, that they really want. In this case, you will need to do more than others to make the thief's job even more difficult and we can help you with this.

Key Points About Preventing A Break-in:

  • Check that the euro cylinders in your in your front, back and patio doors are not flawed and if in doubt have them replaced immediately with ones that will withstand snapping and bumping. If you are not having this work carried out by ourselves remember to obtain a letter from your installer confirming the type of cylinder used and that it has Secured by Design approval.
  • If you are worried about burglars kicking in your front or back doors consider replacing them with stronger security doors of similar appearance and make sure they meet the new Irish Burglar Resistance security standard IS EN 1627:2011 or Secured by Design approved doors meeting Pas 24 – 1. Again, it is vital you get your installer to get a copy of the certificate confirming your new doors meet these standards.
  • It is quite common practice for individuals living alone to lock their bedroom door at night and many who do this often don't like to admit it. To all who do this we can say that you are not alone – in fact many thousands of Irish people do exactly the same thing. Our Burglarybuster Bedroom Door system was created to provide extra security for such individuals and also in response to those wishing to have at least one safe room or area to retreat to, in the event of finding a burglar in the home.

Don't become another victim to burglary or home invasion. Keep your home protected from break-ins when you choose from a comprehensive range of security solutions from Burglarybusters.

Home Security Audit

For a comprehensive list of 'tips' to help prevent a break-in see Home Security Audit.