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June 2018

Expert Tips On Improving Home Security

June 22nd, 2018|News|

When it comes to home security, the internet has a plethora of quick tips or strategies of ways to improve your home security. Being a big believer in making every little bit count, I went to Metalex President, Tom Reimer to ask him for his advice on what the best and most effective of these [...]

The Great Child Escape

June 1st, 2018|News|

Parents, have you at some point tried to tell your kids that you’ve got “eyes in the back of your head”? It’s a nice fairy tale but the fact is that you can’t always be aware of what’s going on every second of the day. At a young age, you are oblivious to the dangers [...]

May 2018

How Practicing To Burglarize Your Own Home Can Help You Defend Yourself

May 18th, 2018|News|

The best defense is sometimes a good offense. We are often blind to our own weaknesses and when it comes to home invasion, it is important to make sure you are able to identify the blind spots that are preventing your family from being truly safe. Sometimes it is easy to become blinded by overconfidence [...]

The Raccoon Invasion: Protection Against Nature’s Burglar

May 10th, 2018|News|

Having our living space entered, our privacy violated and our valuables stolen are a serious concern and something we strive to protect ourselves against. We often equate our security concerns solely based around the threat of home invasion, rightfully so. Today however I’d like to draw attention to another threat plaguing Torontonians. Nature’s burglars: Raccoons. [...]

July 2014

Window and Balcony Falls

July 22nd, 2014|News|

  A leading cause of injuries among children five years of age and under is falling from windows and balconies with a large proportion being fatal! These injuries are so common that each year, an entire week in April is dedicated to window safety in the United States. New York City alone averaged 300 falls [...]

Repeat Burglaries

July 18th, 2014|News|

Unfortunately it seems that people are taken advantage of when they are most vulnerable and often get broken into multiple times after the first. There are a couple of reasons for this: Buglers don’t just choose any house; they are fantastic opportunists and look for things like open windows, weak doors and hidden points of [...]

Energy Efficiency

July 11th, 2014|News|

With the rising cost of electricity and fossil fuels personally I am always looking for a way to minimize my energy costs. That said the biggest thing about our product that gets overlooked is the energy savings that it provides.   Security Screen Storm Doors In the summer when the screen is in I can [...]

June 2014

The Hidden Cost of Alarms

June 27th, 2014|News|

    In the eye of the passive observer an alarm system makes a lot of sense. They watch your home while you’re asleep or away and call the police or fire department if anything happens. So for a small monthly fee you feel secure. Unfortunately there are a few things that the alarm companies [...]

South Etobicoke sex assault could be linked to prior incidents

June 12th, 2014|News|

Residents of south Etobicoke are being advised to take precautions after reports of break-ins and a sexual assault emerged this past weekend. Toronto police recently reported a pair of incidents that occurred right after one another in the Royal York Road and Evans Avenue area in the early hours of Saturday morning. In one incident, [...]

Five Seconds Can Change Your Life… So Quickly Do We Forget?

June 12th, 2014|Home Security|

Over the years of us being in the physical security business it has always puzzled me how the human mind can change from utter shock and panic to absolute complacency. I am writing about the numerous times we have been called upon, often on the recommendation of the local police, to visit a home that [...]

Trade Up & Save Event

June 5th, 2014|Promotions|

Trade in your old screen door and receive $100 towards the purchase price of a new Metalex Security Screen door. This promotion has expired

I have an alarm, why do I need window guards?

June 5th, 2014|Home Security|

We have done a ton of home shows thought the years and without fail this is the most common question that I get asked. So, let’s run though the differences between the two. First of all: Alarms are not bad! They just don’t do the whole job. most alarms are easily disabled (by cutting the [...]