Protecting Your Home From Intruders

When the much awaited summer finally arrives, the cool summer breeze is a godsend that is readily invited into our homes. It is usually common for homeowners to leave doors and windows open to let the breeze in. However, the insects that came along with the summer also find their way into our homes and ruin the holidays.

Pests such as houseflies are both a nuisance and a health risk since they are disease carrying agents transporting germs to our food. Apart from being irritating, they also portray the image that our environment is filthy. Bees and wasps together with their much dreaded stings also occasionally invade our homes during the summers. Mosquitoes that are known to be associated with warm weather pose a more serious threat by transmitting malaria which might be fatal. Fortunately, there’s a simple solution to keeping such insects at bay while enjoying the summer breeze at the comfort of your home.

The solution lies in the use of insect screens otherwise known as bug screens or window screens. These screens are composed of a mesh that can be made using either metal wire, fibre glass or other synthetic fibres and stretched to fit in a wooden or metallic frame. Usually, the screen finds its application by being fitted into the frame of a window opening. Apart from denying insects access into your home, they also trap dust and facilitate ventilating the house by ensuring the flow of fresh air. In modern home designs, certain kinds of doors may also require this screening to restrict entry of insects into your home.

As already mentioned, these screens come in a range of variety which translates to a wide range of prices that can fit any budget. Their installation is simple and individuals who enjoy conducting household installations and repairs by themselves can comfortably manage. Numerous vendors provide fitting services at an affordable fee to those who insist on a professional doing the installation. This avails this resource to everyone regardless of their financial situation.

If the homeowner finds it cumbersome to have a security doors installations that requires a bug screen, there is the option of installing a security screen door instead. Such a door is made of screen meshes that prevents entry of insects into the house while preventing the exit of pets from the house. They also guarantee the entry of natural lighting and ventilation. Such doors are available as conventional hinged doors or as sliding doors. The hinged type is preferred mainly for the main entrance of the house while the sliding type is preferred for bedroom doors and doors accessing the back yard of the house. Due to their availability in several types, general aesthetic appeal and their functionality, these doors have become popular in residential buildings.

Employing such measures ensures the security of one’s home against intruders of whatever nature. Both burglars and insects are kept at bay with the home maintaining a stylish appearance. This secures peace of mind for the homeowners to enjoy the weather and an elegantly furnished home.