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DAWGS Announces Expansion into Toledo Board Up Market

Industry: Real Estate

Door And Window Guard Systems (D.A.W.G.S), service provider of steel board up for windows and doors, recently announced their expansion into the Toledo market.

Chicago, IL (PRUnderground) July 17th, 2014

Door And Window Guard Systems (D.A.W.G.S), service provider of steel board up for windows and doors, recently announced their expansion into the Toledo market. 

D.A.W.G.S. manufactures and rents attractive steel panels used to cover door and window openings on vacant buildings, providing security to property owners and neighborhoods from the many problems associated with leaving buildings vacant.

A major concern in vacant properties is security. Especially in blighted and high-crime areas, vacant properties can attract vandals, arsonists, drug users, and squatters. DAWGS are specially designed and manufactured to cover any size window or door opening with vandalism-resistant steel. In areas of high crime, steel is considered a preferred alternative to traditional board up, as it is a proven deterrent to entering the property.

According to Steve Werner, Director of Business Development for DAWGS, “Toledo was a natural fit for us after our expansion from Chicago into Detroit. We’re really looking forward to the opportunity to add value to the community not only in terms of job growth, but also safety. Our primary concern at DAWGS is to keep people safe, whether they’re homeowners, realtors, or the community at large. We truly hope that we’ll be a great addition to this incredible city.”


Since 2009, the engineers and real estate pros at DAWGS have been revolutionizing the building security industry one door and window at a time. As a leader in vacant property security, their impenetrable, proprietary door and window guards are uniquely designed to prevent theft, vandalism, and uninvited occupation. Furthermore, DAWGS operates as a service, so all installation, removal, and maintenance is handled by a certified local installation crew. DAWGS works with a number of large customers including the City of Chicago, Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, Wells Fargo, CitiMortgage, and more. For more information about DAWGS, please visit their website at, or call Jim Glass at 877-883-2947.

About Door and Window Guard Systems

DAWGS (Door And Window Guard Systems) is a full service vacant property security company. Our flexible, fast-response teams install and remove DAWGS equipment to ensure that your property is always secure. DAWGS currently has operations in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Washington, D.C. and will be expanding into other new markets soon.

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