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Frequently asked questions about security doors

At Althaus Security Screens & Doors, we’ve been installing security screens in the Toowoomba area for many years. We have the knowledge to assist you with choosing the right security screen for your home or business.


Our experienced team members have answered some frequently asked questions about our security screens below.


For more information, contact us today.

Crimsafe security screens are strong enough that doors and windows can be made without the mid-rail for a more visually appealing look.

However, a mid-rail will greatly increase the strength, security and resistance of your screen door or window, so we do generally recommend that you include one.

Yes, our skilled technicians are able to install commercial-grade Crimsafe screens specifically for buildings needing extra security.

These screens feature 5 times as many screws and 60% thicker frames than residential screens. For more information about heavy-duty security screens, call us today.

Crimsafe security screens are best cleaned using a soft brush with a mix of car wash and wax in warm water, as the bristles will get between the apertures of the mesh. Then, give your screens a final wipe down with a wet cloth.

They should be cleaned in this way every six months to maintain their appearance. If you live close a beach or river, your security screens may need more frequent cleaning.

Yes, they are.

The claws or beaks of pets will generally not do any damage to our screens. Our security screens are incredibly durable, made from 304-grade steel to resist would-be thieves and intruders.

No, they won’t.

Crimsafe screens are made from 304-grade stainless steel, which means they have a lifespan of approximately 65 years.

Additionally, the mesh is treated with a highly durable powder coat, ensuring its longevity. Call us today for a quote on long-lasting security screens.

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