If you are like most people, you have probably considered installing security measures into your home. Most cities and suburbs have issues with crime, and even places that are considered very safe tend to have issues from time to time. Sometimes these are isolated events where multiple crimes are committed by a single person or single group of bad people, and they continue until the perpetrators are caught. Other times it is simply a softness in the targets of an area that brings the crime to it. What is most interesting is that the areas with the least amount of crime will tend to have the most as far as security measures. This might be because the people who live there simply can afford it, but there also could be a reliance upon yourself to protect your home in less wealthy areas, as opposed to relying upon devices.
Common devices that are security based are alarm systems and cameras, both of which do little to actually prevent the crime. Generally, they work by means of a threat that there is a device on premises that makes it more likely that you will be caught because someone is alerted that you have entered the home. This does not actually stop them from entering, just means that they will need to hurry more, or potentially move to the next target that does not have these measures in place. Another common practice is to install a protective film on the windows that are near entry doors, because glass is easy to break. The installation of a security window film makes the glass far more difficult to break, which would slow down entry into the home. These films will tend to obscure the view, as they are almost never clear.
Probably the best way to actually prevent entry into your home is iron security doors and gates, which literally put iron bars up in front of areas that pose a weakness. Since a window can be easily broken, iron security bars will make it so that a person still cannot enter. Since a door can be kicked in, iron gates in front of it make t so that the person cannot get near the door. The best part about iron is that it is not only strong but can also be beautiful. This is why you see this so much in more expensive homes, because iron has the ability to provide elegance and at the same time present a barrier that you would need a blowtorch to get through. Those who can afford more can add to these security gates and barriers through ornamentation, which actually does not weaken the structure. These combined create a space that portrays calss and elegance, and also says to those who would like to harm you that you take security seriously.
There are different reasons to consider the inclusion of iron at different points within your home. You will notice the use of iron throughout homes that are considered "higher end" as well as those that are not owned by wealthy people. This is due to the versatility of iron as a medium, and the expense only being seen as ornamentation is added. You can literally get iron security bars added to doors and windows of your home for a very reasonable and low price, which will also add to the security of your home. The cost of these additions will be offset by the savings that you see over time by preventing breakins. While they may not be as beautiful as a wide open window, they can be designed to not look too imposing.
Higher end homes will also employ the same mentality of security and personal protection, while also adding to the ornamentation of these elements in order to keep them beautiful. Yes these types of additions are going to add to the cost, but the beauty of the entire thing is that they do not detract from the strength and security that is added. The elegance of ornamental pieces that are added do not reduce the strength of the entire piece, ultimately giving you the ability to budget the same security aspect to fit the amount that you would like to spend. The more you are willing to spend on a gate or door, the more ornamentation can be added to it. That same piece can also add many custom aspects that are not seen in any other homes in your area, due to the fact that each piece is hand crafted to the specifications you set. When it comes to security iron and ornamental iron, the two styles and functions can intersect without an issue.
Style and functionality are able to mix quite well with ornamental iron in a way that few other security aspects can. Generally, it is nearly impossible to improve an alarm or camera system to make it elegant. It is seen as a function first addition, and while it might detract from the aesthetic beauty of the place it is seen as a necessary evil. Ornamental iron on the other hand has the ability to put beauty first and still be a fully functioning security aspect. Almost any other type of beautification attempt is going to weaken the security aspects, like the addition of glass where there was once wood or metal in a door. Yes, it will open it up and make it look nice but it will also make it far easier for a thief to enter the house. Iron security doors will allow for the addition of artistic elements that are also beautiful, solving an issue with being safe at the expense of feeling like you are in jail yourself. Contact us today to find out more about the elements that you can add to your home while also adding the security you have been looking for.
There are a lot of types of things you can do with iron that is not just security related. Too many people think only of the security bars that people get on their windows when the discussion of iron comes into play, but for many years iron has also been used to simply beautify existing structures. This style is European, where scrollwork made from iron began being welded to secure structural elements in more expensive homes and churches. This was started due to the fact that a material that is one of the strongest on earth could also be shaped in almost any way desired. When these curved and shaped pieces are joined together using a welding method, they are just as structurally sound as if they were wimple straight bars. This provides the ability to be both beautiful as well as secure.
Ornamental iron is decorative, and as such it has the ability to be used in many applications outside of just security doors and gates. For example, it is possible to place scrollwork of shaped iron under windows to create planter box holders like those seen in old European cities. These were popular because people wanted to be able to grow flowers and plants within their small apartments but could not provide adequate light sitting them inside on window sills. The answer was to affix planter boxes outside of the window within reach of a person inside, but these needed to be affixed so securely that they could not potentially fall to the street below even after a hard rain. The answer was ornamental iron that was shaped in a way that a box could be placed inside, this iron being connected to the building outside. This style became a popular way to add beautification to a home. This same style can be applied today in many other forms as well, potentially also being seen as railings and barriers that would prevent falling.
If you are interested in an ornamental addition to your home or business, you can contact us directly for a custom quote. There is literally nothing we cannot create out of iron, and it will have the ability to be as strong as it is beautiful. This will allow you to not only add to the value of your home simply for the purposes of having a more expensive house, but also adding to the functional value of your home as a secure space. You can reduce the potential for accidents or crime at the same time as adding an artistic flair to the space that is classy and timeless. Only iron can do this, and only iron is going to be the material that can last forever without breaking down or going out of style.
The reasons that someone might choose to affix an iron gate or door to their home can be widely varied. For most, when shopping for iron doors they are thinking of security aspects, and the fact that an iron door is nearly impossible to get through. One of the real drawbacks of entryway doors is that they will either need to be good looking or secure, because many of the aspects that would make a door beautiful also make it easy to penetrate. The more glass that you have integrated into your front door, the easier it is to actually break through. Many bad people will also use glass cutters to easily access the inside of your home without making any noise at all. Using a suction cup they have the ability to cut a circle and then remove the glass without making even the slightest sound, then they can reach in and unlock the door. If you do not have glass integrated into your front door it will be more secure, but will ultimately look less appealing. This is why many will begin to explore the options that iron entryway doors will offer, because they can be both beautiful as well as far more secure than any wood or glass door.
The solution to the search for both secure and beautiful doors comes in the form of ornamental iron. This look has become quite popular over the course of the past few years due to it being integrated into Tuscan style homes. This look celebrated the methods that were used in the past of creating a secure entryway that also would allow air to pass through. Ornamental iron is different than other types of security doors. In addition to the bars that are placed into the framing for security purposes, the use of knuckles and baskets, curved and shaped iron pieces and other forms of decoration are added. None of these pose the threat of being a weak point due to the fact that their construction material is actually iron. When they are welded into place within the framing they create a strength that is equal to even the simple designs. This form of iron work then allows not only a beautification of the home but also an added security aspect. This is quite popular as a feature in the resale market, where beautification that also adds function increases the prices that people are willing to pay for a home.
When you decide to affix ornamental iron to your home in the form of entryway doors or gates, your design choices are nearly endless. The iron can be shaped any way that you want, as well as having designs and even words cut out of solid pieces. This gives you an ability to customize your space to your own liking, which is refreshing in a time when mass production is the norm. Most homes today look pretty much the same in different areas, ultimately having a style that may be unique to a climate but not being very personalized. Uniqueness in a home isn't necessarily going to be the best idea if you are selling due to the fact that the individual aspects that appeal to you may not appeal to prospective buyers. Ornamental iron will almost never have this kind of effect on purchases, as the majority of ornamental iron doors and gates are designed as a compliment to the overall design.
In Las Vegas, you need to take your home security seriously. This town used to be small, and nearly everyone knew each other. If you saw something suspicious happening in a neighborhood, you would either get involved or call the cops, but as the valley grew we lost touch with our neighbors. Many of us don't even know our neighbor's names, let alone who is suspicious at the house or not. Today, we simply "mind our own business" and go about our daily lives ignoring things that may be happening at homes around us. This sense of community being lost is tragic, but there is not a lot you can do about it except to take extra measures to protect yourself since nobody else is looking out for you.
Security measures for your home are about the best thing you can do to make sure it is not you being victimized. Installing cameras that will record the images of people breaking into your home, or alarm systems that will alert authorities if an intrusion happens is going to do a lot better than relying on neighbors to do something, but unfortunately these types of security measures only help once an intruder is inside the house. If you lived on enough land, perhaps you could get an alert in time if someone crosses onto your property, but most people in Las Vegas do not have the luxury of enough space that this would have an impact. Bad people are usually only a few steps from your front door when they are walking down the sidewalk or driving by in a car, so the amount of time it takes for them to get inside and steal from you is minimal, and the alerts will usually get the police out there too late.
What you need to do is prevent the criminals and bad people from getting into the house in the first place. The easiest way to prevent entry is to create a barrier that they cannot get through. While some people may think that a door or window is a deterrent, thieves realize that a standard door can be kicked off the hinges quite easily. They are made of cheap woods and pressboard, and even though the deadbolt is good quality the door will break around it if kicked hard enough. Glass windows provide almost no security at all except the sound they make when broken. This leaves you with iron security doors.
An iron security door is going to be constructed in different styles depending on your preferences and your desired level of security. They can be solid and look like a regular door, or they can be made of ornate scrollwork. When done correctly they are welded at all the joins and are created from iron thick enough to not be able to be easily bent or cut. A good iron security door is going to prevent unauthorized access to your home by simply making it too difficult for a thief to want to undertake it, generally resulting in them moving on to the next house. Las Vegas isn't the community it used to be, and unfortunately people do not look out for each other any more. That means that you are going to have to look out for yourself, and iron security doors, gates and fences are your best defense.
There is a reason why the more affluent the neighborhood, the more instances of iron fencing you will see. It is pretty simple, there is nothing more robust and also timeless than iron when it comes to fencing designed to do more than keep small animals from wandering into your yard. When you take security seriously, you step up to iron fencing. This is because the instances of crime are reduced the further that you can keep criminals away from the home itself. You may have taken the steps to put alarm systems, cameras and security doors into your home, but if the criminal is given the opportunity to approach the house and potentially work on disabling these systems without being noticed, then you are not fully protecting yourself. The idea is to put as much in between the bad people and you as possible, making it difficult every step of the way to get to your home and possibly inside. The perimeter of the property is the best place to begin this process, especially because it serves multiple purposes. It is going to keep people out that you do not want inside, and it is going to keep people and animals inside that you do not want to escape. Done correctly, it will also provide an elegant addition to your home that will add value and appeal.
Fencing generally serves the purpose of defining a barrier between your property and everyone around you. It also provides a small amount of protection for animals and small children to prevent them from escaping. Naturally, if someone really wants out they will simply jump the fence, but when you are thinking about fencing for security you can use iron to add a level that would not be seen in wood or other materials. The points that you can use in the design of iron fencing adds a difficulty to jumping the fence, essentially adding harm potentially to anyone who ties it. In many instances if you are trying to create a perimeter that is also adding to the security of the property, adding an element that is difficult to scale will encourage the criminals to move on to the next target. When this is combined with a locking iron gate or double gate, you can create a more secure property with multiple levels of difficulty for a person to get in if they have bad intentions.
Iron fencing is decorative and also robust. You will see iron fencing around ancient buildings from centuries ago, simply because the elements are no match for the iron materials. Wood and plastics will erode and degrade over time, needing replaced more often than most of us are willing to do. Iron fencing however, will generally last far more than a few lifetimes. Damage to iron fencing is generally as a result of vandalism or people attempting to cut it down or bend it. The elements will not be enough to destroy a fence made of iron, which is why you can trust your iron fence to provide elegance and security for as long as you live. If you take your privacy and security seriously, consider iron fencing in addition to the other security elements you already have installed.
The entryway of your home is the typical place that entry is gained by criminals. The second more popular method is to sneak around to the back of the house and break through either a window or a glass door. The main reasons that these points of entry are popular is that the person who is going to break in can act as though they belong there without bringing suspicion about from anyone who passes by. They will typically approach the home like any solicitor or guest and ring the doorbell. They will patiently wait to see if anyone answers, and if nobody does then they will make sure nobody is looking from other homes. They will then simply kick in the door when they are not being watched, or break a glass window next to the door and unlock it by reaching through. The standard door that is affixed to most homes provides almost no level of security, as they are made from cheap woods or pressboards glued together. No matter how many deadbolts you install, the door breaks out at the hinges when kicked hard enough and falls in. If you have installed a security system, it will alarm and a few minutes will go by before the police are called. This is because the majority of alarms are false, so the security systems give some time to home owners to call in to say it was a false alarm. In the case of an actual crime, this gives a few minutes inside the home to the criminals. Even once the calls are made to police, it will be a few more minutes before they arrive, giving the criminal plenty of time to steal things from you and leave. Even if you have security cameras, these types of crimes rarely get solved because it is difficult to prove who a person is by security footage.
The best thing you can do to protect yourself is to make it nearly impossible for the criminal to kick in the door. This is accomplished by putting a barrier in between the wooden door that acts as a privacy screen and the outside world. Iron entryway doors are nearly impossible to breach, and welded ones like the types that we produce are even harder. The iron is nearly impossible to cut without a blowtorch, and the welds make it nearly impossible to break through with a hammer. The criminal would have to take a long time working on the door in public to get through it, and this is usually enough to make a thief move on to the next target. Criminals are opportunistic, meaning that they will almost always choose targets that are without risk of them getting caught. Put up an iron barrier that they are going to have to work to get through and make a lot of noise doing it, and most criminals will choose to move on to the next soft target.
It is nearly impossible to completely prevent crime. The way that you have to think about it is that if you make the criminal's life difficult then he will move on to the next target that is easier to hit. This is not going to reduce crime in your area in general, but it will reduce the amount of crime that happens to you. Through the installation of iron entryway doors, you are going to take away the advantage that they have at gaining entry into your home using the weaknesses that they have experience with. They are going to move on to the next home that exhibits those weaknesses, and while this is certainly a sad state, at least it isn't going to happen to you and your family.
If you have ever walked down a street that has had any crime at all over the years, you are probably going to notice that some of the houses will have signs on the front lawn that say "protected by home security," and others will have iron security gates and doors that cover the typical entry points to the home. You will also notice that other homes on the same street will probably have no security measures at all, or maybe some form of sign that says something clever about owners with guns. This may lead you to think about what types of security systems are the best for preventing crime. While actual statistics may be skewed because people are more likely to put in security measures after a crime has been committed, which basically produces inaccurate results when considering if security measures are protecting you or not. If you look on paper and a home has been burglarized that has a security system, you cannot be sure if that system was put in place after the burglary or before it. Taking this into consideration, we do know that homes that employ security measures are less likely to be broken into than those with none.
When you consider the different types of security measures that you can employ, the decisions usually come down to alarms and cameras or security doors and gates, maybe there being a combination of the two. Many people with security systems do not want to "make their home look like a prison" with security doors made our of iron, or bars on their windows. What you have to understand first is that the old versions of security doors that were made exclusively of iron bars are a thing of the past, and you can now choose from elegant designs that will actually improve the appearance of your entryway in addition to giving it a higher level of security. The other thing that you must consider is that security alarms are only effective once entry has been made to the home. Once the bugler is inside, there will be a few minutes that go by before the security system will alert the police, and there will be an additional amount of time before the police arrive. Most professional thieves know that time frame well, and are in and out of the house long before the police arrive. Usually you are left with watching the security camera footage, and seeing the person in a mask or hoodie robbing your house while there is nothing done about it. Police rarely catch these bad guys unless they find your property in their house or car, and thieves will usually dispose of the items long before ever getting caught.
If this sounds futile, it actually isn't. The most effective form of home security is entry way doors and gates made from iron. The reason these are so effective at preventing break ins is that they cover the points of entry to the home that are typically the weak points exploited by criminals. The typical entry point is a cheap wooden door that can be kicked in, or a glass window that can be broken. Cover these points of entry with welded and reinforced iron and you make it so that the entry is far more difficult. Almost every criminal is going to simply move on to the next soft target, which is literally the house a few doors down with no iron security doors!
As Las Vegas grows in population, so does our crime rate. There are more break ins happening now than ever before. Protect yourself and your family against crime by installing iron security doors and gates, the most effective measure against crime in residential neighborhoods.
You may be unaware of this, the the inclusion into your home of a security system only reduces the amount of break ins slightly. Systems that have 24 hour monitoring generally take a few minutes to actually inform police or private security due to the fact that the majority of the alarms are false. For this reason, there is usually a window of a few minutes that the company will give for the home owner to report the false alarm before calling the police. When you take into consideration the few minutes it takes police to show up plus the time it took to make the call, you have a window of time that most thieves will have long since been gone. The typical break in crime is one where the thief smashes a window or a door, spends a few minutes going through drawers and stealing electronics, and is gone within only a short time. What you are generally left with is some video of a person in a mask or a hoodie breaking into your home and then running away with your television. These crimes usually go unsolved unless the police catch the person with your goods, and can tie it back to your crime. Unfortunately, these types of systems that set off actions once the house has been entered are relatively ineffective at keeping you and your belongings safe. What you actually need is a way to keep the thieves and criminals out of your home entirely.
This is our specialty, as we manufacture and install custom iron security gates and doors. These are the best way to keep a criminal out of your home in the first place, due to the fact that crimes are generally of convenience and ease. This means that criminals generally do not pick the homes that are hard to break into, or the ones that pose a threat to them getting caught. The longer they have to spend getting in and out of the house, the less chance that they will target that house. Iron security gates and doors take the typical places that a person would forcibly enter your home (doors and windows) and creates a more difficult entry point without a key. If you have the key, your entry into the home will only be slowed slightly. If you do not have a key, you will literally need a saw, a blowtorch and a few hours to cur through the thick iron bars and scrollwork that make up the door and gate structures. Ours are even more secure than most iron security doors due to the fact that each point is welded, thus allowing no weak points that can be bent in. Once welded together, it makes a solid screen that is nearly impossible to move through without a great deal of time and effort, as well as noise.
Iron security doors are no longer ugly. In the past, your only choices in iron security doors were bars, which basically makes a house look like a prison. Today, we have the ability to make ornate and elegant patterns that look for more like art than security elements. We take style cues from your home and you personally to create a security door that fits your lifestyle while also keeping you safe. This makes for a home that looks elegant and wealthy, while also keeping your wealth safe from intruders. Iron security gates are also surprisingly affordable, and when compared to the losses involved in a theft they basically pay for themselves. Give yourself a home upgrade and piece of mid today with a new iron security door.
Rising crime rates all over Las Vegas have prompted a record number of people to consider security measures even though they never had before. The most popular crimes that happen are break ins, where the home is breached through either a door or window, and items are stolen from the house. These types of crimes usually happen while nobody is home, due to the lesser risk associated with breaking in when there is nobody home to confront you. Unfortunately, your schedule is pretty easy for a thief to figure out, having only to sit in a car and watch cars as they come and go every day. Another method is to simply ring a doorbell and wait to see if there is any answer. If nobody is home, they will either kick in the door or break a window to gain entry. These kinds of crime are on the rise as thieves become more aware of lacking security measures all over the valley.
So what security measures are going to keep you safest from crimes of these types? Oddly enough, it might not be what you think. Most people when asked this question will immediately think of elaborate security systems with immediate response times. These types of systems will cover doors and windows and alert a company that monitors the system 24 hours a day. If the alarm that is triggered is not disabled by the owner within a few minutes, then the system operator alerts the authorities. These systems are notoriously inefficient because the majority of break-in crimes are "smash and grab" types, essentially having the thief break down a door, rifle through the belongings and be gone within minutes. Between the time when the security monitor system verifies that it is a real break in to the time that it takes for the police to get there, the criminal is usually long gone. You will probably be left with blurry camera photos or video of a person with a mask over their face robbing your house.
The most efficient way to thwart crimes of these types is to make it so that the criminal cannot get in the house in the first place. This means iron security doors and gates, or iron bars over your windows. You have to take the points of entry of the home and reinforce them so that anyone without a key will have difficulty getting through them. A wooden door can be kicked through no matter how many deadbolts you put into it, and glass is very easy to break. Because they really don't care about alarms because they will be gone so fast, the only method of protecting yourself is to make the entry less possible.
The iron security doors that we manufacture are custom built for your home, so that they will assure the best fit and highest level of security possible. Without a blowtorch, a saw and a few hours, no criminal is getting through our doors. You will be able to have the peace of mind of knowing that there is a better chance that they will go through the wall than an iron gate, and luckily we know how to make them decorative too. We can add a sense of elegance to your home at the same time as adding security, with a multitude of features as well. Gone are the days of the horrible looking prison style bars, look over our portfolio to get a sense as far as how we can make your home less of a target.
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Thank you for visiting our website we service all Las Vegas and Henderson areas,
North Las Vegas, Paradise, Enterprise, Spring Valley, sunrise manor.
Our Address is
S. Boulder Hwy
Henderson, NV 89009
6215 McGill Ave #800
Monday through Friday
From 8:00 AM
To 4:00 PM
Call us @ 702-850-4082