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Should i put two bolts into the top of my garage?

Discussion in 'General DIY' started by purpleroad, 7 Mar 2019.

  1. Harry Bloomfield

    Harry Bloomfield

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    There is not much that really can be done to improve them, unless something has actually come loose or broken on the door. You could add some asps and padlocks, to the upper part of the door, or even just sliding bolts if you have access via a smaller door.
     
  2. purpleroad

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    I see so they can break in quietly with a car and I guess using a vehicle would smash all the other suggestions people here have made. I must emphasis they would have to be very quiet. It's very close to flats. Very quiet location and off the main rpads. At top of hill on one way circuit which runs around flats so isolated. I guess site box is the only way if they use a vehicle .

    If they come with crowbars or whatever my two bolts and metal strips to narrow the sides should be enough though?
     
  3. Tigercubrider

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    If they know what's in the garage and want it, they will get in
    If your garage is hard to get in, and they just want to nick something, they will go next-door.

    the old up and overs used to just have a piece of wire rope to connect to a top centre spring bolt. People used to drill a hole in the path of the wire and pull it with a hook. An old porter at work lost his Vincent motorbikes that way. He wasn't rich, they had just been "old" when he bought them. I don't think he ever got over it.
    My garage door has four point locking but I still take extra precautions ( semi detached with built in garage~)
     
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