Don’t Forget About Home Security

Be certain your Tacoma, WA home is secure by adding the right kinds of replacement windows and window shutters. Read on to learn more about your different options.
March 23, 2020

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From keeping your family and loved ones safe to protecting your valuables and property, home security is very important. When thinking about home security, you always have to include the shutters and replacement windows on your Tacoma, WA home.

Windows are a major access point when it comes to people with nefarious intentions. That’s why choosing the right kind of replacement windows will go a long way toward keeping your home safe. Be sure to choose windows that are made from tough, durable materials like wood or vinyl to make them more impenetrable. Don’t forget to get windows with tough locks and hardware, too.

You also need to take a hard look at your window coverings for home security as well. Window shutters go a long way towards home security as they help in two main ways: visibility and entry obstruction.

A window with a clear view of the inside is a huge security risk for any home. After all, if a burglar can see into your home he can easily know where your valuables are, how to access the home, and even how to get back out again undetected. This is where shutters come in. Shutters have louvres that can be adjusted so your home gets natural light or ventilation inside but still prevents the people outside from being able to see in. Depending on the louvre angle, you can have complete control over your privacy and safety. For example, angling the louvres up will limit an intruder’s view while still allowing natural light into the home. However, do keep in mind that angling the louvres down will allow people on the street to see in.

Don’t forget that windows are mostly glass, and glass is easily broken. If a burglar wants to get in, all he has to do is break a window. This isn’t the case with shutters. Shutters are very durable, so when they’re latched shut over a window, they provide a strong barrier against someone that would want to break the glass and get in. In fact, many burglars won’t even consider trying to get into a house with shutters simply because they are so tough to break into. You can easily find shutters made from super durable materials like wood, vinyl, and wood-coated polymers. These shutters can easily stand up to attempted break-ins as well as extreme weather like wind and storms.

You need to keep your home safe, but you want to also make it comfortable, stylish and valuable? The right kinds of replacement windows and shutters will help you accomplish all pf those goals, as they not only give you a sense of security that you just won’t get with other kinds of window treatments like blinds or drapes but also offer style and comfort.

If you want to learn more about your options for window replacement in Tacoma just reach out to Puget Sound Window & Door. You can visit us at 445 E Main Ave Puyallup, WA 98372 or give us a call at (253) 904-8658 today.


Puget Sound Window & Door provides top-tier, energy-efficient window and door installations and replacements across Puyallup, Tacoma, Seattle, and neighboring regions. Elevate your home's appeal and functionality today!
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