Guide to Security Doors
Created to resist all types of forced entry,
maximum security doors provide solid and dependable
protection against illegal home or company intrusion.
With a door strong enough to resist the force of powerfully
swung, heavy objects or potent cutting tools, homes
and business are made virtually impenetrable with the
installation of a security door. In addition, security
doors can be equipped with a variety of locks enhancing
the amount of security necessary for a given property.
Although living in metropolitan areas like Phoenix can
be fun and exciting, residents need to feel safe when
relaxing in their home and security doors can provide
For a door to be an effective barrier against criminal
intrusions, hardwood or metal materials should be utilized
in its construction. Wood composites, such as medium
density fiberboard or United Soybean Board plywood tend
to buckle under extreme pressure. Security doors can
also be reinforced with interior steel plates which
permit flexibility in choosing the type of exterior
material desired in making the door. In addition, some
reinforcements inhibit the use of pry bars or other
illegal instruments implemented in home intrusions.
Due to all these possibilities, the aesthetics of a
home or company does not have to be compromised because
conditions necessitate the installation of a security
When appended with strong security locks, metal security
doors provide excellent defense against unwanted intrusions.
Made from iron, stainless steel or plain steel, metal
security doors are generally solid with hardwood-framed
edges. Invulnerable to warping or cracking like wood
doors, metal doors are usually more affordable than
solid wood doors. However, they can be made to look
just like certain kinds of hardwoods by having a wood-grain
pattern embossed directly on the door which can be stained
just like real wood. In addition, metal security doors
are drilled with holes matching the existing hinge system
of the previous door. They can also be drilled with
extra holes in case minor adjustments need to be made
in the future.
Fireproof doors are made from rustproof, cold rolled
steel and come equipped with fireproof hinges, handles
and locks. They prevent fire from entering any Phoenix
area business and protects important equipment and data
from incurring damage from excessive heat, smoke or
flames. Fireproof doors are also self-latching, self-closing
and have a heat-responsive device installed in them.
Existing doors can also be upgraded to fireproof level
of Security Doors
In addition to adding a unique aesthetic quality to
your home, security doors are a reliable source of privacy
and also increases the value of your home. When a home
is made secure from the damage caused by home intrusions,
violent robberies or fires, there is practically no
chance that costly repairs or irreparable destruction
will occur to the home.