Security Doors: Know Your Options

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Your doors and windows, being the entry points into your home, are also the most vulnerable areas when it comes to security. That's why it's important to consider your doors and windows when thinking about the security of your home. Fortunately, you can now invest in security doors for your home. Security doors often come with more security features than normal doors, such as strong materials, top-quality locks and even alarms. However, not every type of security door will work for your home. Therefore, knowing what your options are will help you identify the most suitable one for your home. Here is an overview of the different types of security doors you will find.

Single and Double Security Doors

As the names imply, these security doors are designed for single and double front doors. Therefore, look at the type of front door you have when you are in the market for a security door. Both single and double security doors come in a range of styles as well as designs, so you should be able to find something that works for your home regarding aesthetics. Single and double security doors are often known as barrier doors, and they usually have a single lock. If you live in an area that's prone to bushfires, you will want to consider fireproof variants of these doors.

Security Screen Doors

Security screens are specialised screens installed on the inside of your home. Security screen doors are sometimes referred to as mesh security doors. That's because the screens used often resemble a mesh. However, you shouldn't be concerned about the ability of the mesh to protect your home against burglaries. That's because the mesh is usually made from strong materials such as steel. If you want a more functional or flexible security screen door, you can consider one that comes with a removable glass panel. You can get rid of the glass panel to allow cool, fresh air to flow into your home.

Do you live next to a farm or an area frequented by a variety of insects and other bugs? Choose a security screen door designed for such applications. These types of security doors are often known as security fly-screen doors. The spaces between the mesh are smaller compared to a regular mesh security door. This ensures that any bugs that could be a nuisance in your home are kept at bay.

Contact a company that provides home security services to learn more.


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