Garage Security Tips

Garages are a great place for storing items, be it at home or in your business place any time of the day.

Garage security tips are essential to protect your belongings from burglary and any other harm from outside.

Here are some garage security tips to keep in mind for the safety of your home and business property:

Install a Motion Sensor

Motion Sensors can be an effective deterrent against burglars, especially if you’re going to be away for extended periods.

You can either ask a professional to install them or install them yourself following the instructions provided by your local garage door company.

Get Alarm System With Sensors 

A garage alarm system that detects movement and sound will help protect your garage and its contents from intruders.

Whenever people move around near your garage, the sensors will detect this movement and send a notification to your security provider. If need be, a security team will be sent to check out the movement if it’s unusual or suspicious. 

Add a Padlock to Your Garage Door 

A garage padlock is a good idea for those who are worried about garage theft tocostide added security.

It’s not going to be as effective as an alarm system, but it will make intruders think twice before breaking in. A padlock can also be tricky to break if you get a high-quality one for your garage. 

Install Autolocking Doors

Auto-locking doors installation can be done by garage door professionals and there are many different types of locks that you can choose from.

If the garage is attached to the house it might make sense to install a keyless entry system for convenience purposes.

Keep Anything Valuable Out of Plain Sights

If you live in an area that is prone to garage burglaries, it will help to avoid leaving valuable items like bikes and power tools in plain sight.

Keep garage doors shut and locked when not in use to prevent people from taking advantage of your garage space.

This is a good idea if the garage has windows that can be broken easily by intruders into your home.


For garage security, you’ll never make a bad decision if you follow these tips to garage security, at home or work.

Inquire with us Salem Locksmith on garage security tips best suited for your home and business garage. 

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