It is the children's playroom. Something allowing them to be undetected while they take their time and grab as many valuables and leaving no sign of intrusion. Good advice haikuordie. Any attempt to hook the release lever with a hooked wire will fail because the release lever is protected from both sides. Straighten a coat hanger, but leave a curved hook on one end. Looks like its never been done (should be done at least once a year).". About: I miss the days when magazines like Popular Mechanics had all sorts of DIY projects for making and repairing just about everything. Jennifer, who anchors The Morning Shows and is part of the I-TEAM, loves working in her hometown of Jacksonville. Another tip, JSO Sgt. For more, search for the six second garage break in at YouTube. Add message | Report | See all. The second photo shows that the shields are not in the way of anything when the garage door opener operates. Expat, go to website and you'll see the video by CBS news proving that the device works. Many thanks. Thanks Phil this is fascinating. I considered some kind of pin I could remove by pulling a cord, but it would either fit loosely enough that the bad guys might be able make the lever release, or they could hook and remove it to gain entry, after all. You're going to need a screwdriver with a skinny rod, because the thicker rod won't be able to fit through the hole. If you set your trolley back too far and make your operator arm longer, you run the risk of damaging your top panel. If necessary, hook the red cord and pull it to release it or pull it toward the door where it can be grasped by the hand and pulled. 6 years ago 6 years ago Use a plastic tie wire to secure the lever. Share it with us! Thank you. We talked with the creator of the Elocksys Garage Door Lock. Absolutely brilliant. That way, when your door starts up your arm is pulling up before it pulls back. One of my springs broke on a 10' high door. To be clear, zip ties are illegal. Will come in handy when power is out and we're stuck outside, 5 years ago Anyway, the problem isn't the "smash and grab" thieves that leave both Noise and Evidence of their intrusion, alerting you of their presence. I undid them and the coupling holding the opening mechanism to the door let go, and I was able to manually open the door. He says there is no way of knowing how many of them involve the wire method, but says in the last 12 months there have been 142 burglaries, during which the crook entered through a garage door or a front porch. Once it is released, the garage door can be opened by hand from the outside. As for being able to get around the shield, any criminal can circumvent a security system if they know ahead of time it exists. He says people need to know how fast it can happen so they can protect themselves. You're aiming for the lock and attempting to place the card in front of the lock and push the lock out so the door opens. See our Zip Tie section on our Garage Defender website. The thickness of the traveler requires spacers from 3/4 inch pine, one on each side of the door connecting bar. These holes will be used to mount my shield pieces. There are a few businesses that sell garage locking systems that prevent these kind of break-ins. "We see very creative ways to commit crimes and new ways to commit crimes all the time," said Hartley. A great option (and it takes the same amount of time to install as a zip tie) is the Garage Shield. Thanks for responding, Montys. That's probably not your average tweaker looking for things to fence to support his habit, but your product isn't infallible. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. When you're set on using a card to open a locked door, you want to make sure you're using a card that you really don't care about because this method will destroy your card. Should be on SharkTank :). As I mentioned above, you can easily exploit the emergency latch of the garage door to gain access inside if you haven’t put any precautions in place. Hartley says when he worked in burglary, he was able to return many more stolen items if the victim had given him the serial number of the items that were stolen or if they had left a distinguishing mark on the item. Lock the release level to prevent them from fishing out the cord. Then there's a 3rd category that is really scary to consider...Home Invasions. They will break into the cars to get the openers knowing few people remember to lock the door that leads from the garage into their house. Sgt. perhaps you should link some of the videos so we can see what's going on. As good as your device is, I do not see that it would stop a thief who breaks a window like many garage doors have. But, when I was discussing garage door break ins with someone, he said most thieves just break a garage door window. It is easy to break into most home garages in just six seconds. Most garage doors have an emergency release located on the inside of the door which, though useful in an emergency, also create a vulnerability by allowing burglars to activate the release with a wire from outside the door, much like breaking into a car door. After drilling the first hole, I let the top of the bit rest on the bottom of the release lever and pushed the second hole through the other Masonite shield. Straighten a coat hanger, but leave a curved hook on one end. Sorry for the delayed response! Reply Catch the emergency release lever (yellow arrow) and gently pull until the lever releases. I like this, thanks for the 'ible. I am enjoying posting things I have learned and done since I got my first to…. Push the hooked end of the wire through the weather seal between the frame of the house and the top of the garage door... Catch the emergency release lever (yellow arrow) and gently pull until the lever releases.

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