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Do you know the benefits of collapsible grills?

  • 07/07/2016
  • 11:45
  • 1GS Security Team

Collapsible grills can be used on private and commercial properties throughout the world to improve the security. It doesn't matter if you're looking to enhance the security of your home or office, you want to know the product you choose will work and is going to reduce the risk of a burglar not only attempting to get in but actually getting in and walk away with your valuable items.

Unfortunately, the police are not always able to catch burglars, which means your items, some of which will have sentimental value, will be sold on the black market. Therefore, your only option is to claim from your insurance and replace them with something similar.

The first benefit you will find when it comes to collapsible grills is that they act as a deterrent. They can be placed on windows and doors and will automatically have a burglar thinking twice before trying to gain access. The problem is that a window is such an easy target when no one is home or the office is empty. A simple smash of the window and any burglar can be in and out before the security company arrives.

Remember the majority of burglars will watch the property for days, they will identify the security companies in the area to get a hint of how long it takes them to get to the property once an alarm sounds. This helps them identify how long they have got before they need to get out.

Further, the collapsible grill acts as a physical barrier. In addition to deterring a burglar, removing one of these grills is going to take time, increasing the chances of the burglar being seen by a neighbour or someone passing by.

The collapsible grills available on the market today are highly effective whether the property is occupied or not. You need to bear in mind that if you have purchased an investment property and are waiting to find the right tenant leaving the property empty, it is more appealing to a burglar who doesn't have to worry that someone may come home. You want to ensure good security both in your occupied and non-occupied properties at all times.

One of the biggest benefits to the collapsible grill is that there are no false alarms. When you get a call from your security company in the middle of the night that the alarm is going off, then chances are it is really going off. In so many cases an alarm will sound due to someone trying the door, but not getting in. When you have a door security grill in place, you know that the only way the alarm is going to go off is that there is a real problem which needs to be dealt with as quickly as possible.

Collapsible grills have very little maintenance, which is a time and money saving benefit. Now and then you will need to ensure that the item isn't rusting. The company you purchase from will be able to advise you on what you need to do to ensure your grills work to your benefit at all times at the best possible price.

Of course, when you have collapsible grills in place, you can save yourself money by doing away with your security monitoring. Rather than having a security company drive past the property regularly, you can only have them come out in the event that the alarm is going off or there is a serious problem.

The final benefit, which is one that has so many companies and residential owners taking advantage of the collapsible security grills is the peace of mind that they provide now and moving forward.