Have you thought much about your window and door security lately? According to Royal Malaysia Police, Malaysia recorded 15,742 break-in and theft cases . Residential break-ins are common, and single-family homes are the most commonly targeted. Thieves are generally non-confrontational, and most often target properties while tenants are away. Gated high-rise apartment complexes with 24-hour guards and better doors and windows system have a much lower burglary rate than other types of housing. 80% break in occurs during tenants were away and the house looks easy access and poor doors and window systems. - Malaysia 2019 Crime & Safety Report, 2019. With these alarming figures, it’s definitely worth making security improvements to ensure that your home and family are kept safe.
In this article we outline the ways you can better secure your house – especially with the use of TITAN security mesh for windows & doors – and ways to deter intruders.
Ways to deter intruders from entering through the window & doors
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