The door guard was made to prevent the access of criminals into a vehicle. They have three horizontal bars and one vertical bar. These are fixed at a distance of six inches from the edge of the door from the inside and they are placed above an automobile window so that there is no possibility for someone to climb through the glass and get into the vehicle. There are many kinds of this kind of guards and all of them are designed to protect a particular door or window from the intruders or burglars. Some of the materials used in making this type of guard are aluminum, stainless steel and plastic.
Before purchasing any type of this kind of guard it is necessary to make sure that it will fit properly into the door or window of the vehicle. If the material used in its manufacturing is not made in such a way that it will fit properly then it will not be able to provide the protection it is meant to offer. A square or rectangular guard will fit properly into any type of door, whether it is metal or wood. In case you have purchased some plastic door edge guards, but they do not fit properly into the doors of your cars, then you can use some plastic instead of the metal ones.
When you are buying these car door guards, it is also necessary to take into consideration the amount of money that you would be willing to spend to protect your vehicle from the intruders or burglars. You should check the market or browse through the Internet to see the different prices offered by different manufacturers of these kinds of automobile door guards. It is possible that the cheaper price offered might not be adequate enough to protect your vehicle from the damages caused by the intruders or burglars. Therefore, before purchasing it is essential to check the price tags properly to ensure that you have made the right decision in selecting the material for your car door guards.