20 Oct 2016

How Fast Can a Burglar Break In to Your Garage?

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Below is a video that shows a burglar only needs a wire hanger and six seconds to break in to a garage has received nearly 1.5 million views on YouTube.

Maybe that’s because garage door burglaries are on the rise in parts of the country, according to a variety of reports we found.

We’re not saying this video is to blame, but it’s a good idea to button up when it comes to your attached garage. It’s the fourth most-common entry point for residential break-ins.

What can you do? A few DIYs can secure your garage door:

  • Use a 1-by-4-inch piece of wood above your garage door to block a wire hanger. Fast forward to 3:31 in this video to see how:
  • Thread a plastic zip tie through the door’s emergency release latch. This video shows how:


High-Tech Solutions

  • Get alerts from a smartphone garage door controller when your door is opened:
  • Install a home security system.

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