two men installing a screen door

Let’s admit it – the DIY option can be tempting. You can sometimes save a few dollars by performing home improvements, renovations and extensions yourself. But it can also be a risky business. Unless you’re a tradesperson, you run the risk of doing more harm than good. When it comes to security doors the same…

Avoiding Risky Situations - Home Theft Guide

Household theft is one of the most common crimes in Australia, with an estimated 335,700 break-ins recorded in 2009-2010. Approximately one home is burgled every two minutes in Australia, and 36 percent of Australians believe that their house is likely to be burgled. If you fear that you might be at risk of home invasion,…

How To Secure Your Own Home

If you aren’t protecting your home to the absolute fullest, you may be stealing from yourself. Of course, it’s never your fault if an intruder decides to break in, but it is your responsibility to put up certain barriers and defences to keep a thief from attempting to enter your home. The more defences you…

Safety for Seniors - Security Doors

Senior citizens may be considered more vulnerable to burglary for a number of reasons. They might forget to lock their doors properly, or an intruder might see them as a target simply because they are older and weaker. Seniors often have a loss of physical and cognitive function as they age, and they may not…

Invisi-Gard vs. Crimsafe

Like any informed consumer, if you’re thinking about purchasing a security screen door, you’ve probably done some research. If you’ve done this, you also know that there are quite a few products on the market boasting that they’re the best and safest around. Two of the better-known options are Invisi-Gard and Crimsafe. They are both…

Security Door Myths Busted

When it comes to home security most of us have certain assumptions. We think that thieves enter through the back door and that crimes are usually perpetrated by troubled youths. While this isn’t completely false, these assumptions are usually enhanced by mass media. Not everything we see on television is true – research has even…

Keep Windows Secure from Break-Ins

Every homeowner has concerns about the safety of their home but few of us know how to protect ourselves. It’s important to recognise the potential vulnerabilities of your home as well as the proven methods for deterring thieves. Generally speaking, thieves don’t like obstacles because the longer it takes to break into your home the…

When it comes to your see-through security doors, there are a few options that you can choose from. Two of the best on the market, and the two that we carry at Fleming Security Doors & Screens, are ALU-GARD and INVISI-GARD. Both are incredibly strong and efficient screen doors with their own good and bad…

While there are many different lines of defence against everything from the elements and insects to intruders and peering eyes, the role of a screen in security should not be underrated. When it comes to insects, installing a fly screen instead of opening the door is a fine solution. You can let in the fresh…

In this modern day and age, we are constantly worrying about our security. We put up firewalls to protect our internet browsing, we set up alarm systems in our homes to ward off intruders and we put up surveillance cameras for a second eye out. But when it comes down to it, we should never…

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