Window locks and window security?
If we asked you if you have thought about your door security at home. Chances are you would say yes. But what about the windows? Maybe. What do you know about it?
If you are new to thinking about it we would like to help you get an idea. Here are some of the most common ways that you can secure your windows.
Good window locks are an integral part of your arsenal to keep your window secure. By good quality window lock with up to date design. Come to us with your window lock questions and installation needs at any time.
The most vulnerable point of any locked window is naturally the glass. One option is to have windows with reinforced glass installed. Temperate glass is durable and difficult to break. Even with the use of forceful tools. But comes in at a high price. Another type of reinforced glass is laminated. Which has a sheet of vinyl pressed in between two sheets of regular glass. Which gives it strength.
For more information about sliding door locks and sliding window locks follow the link.
Metal bars is a great way to secure your windows. Especially those considered to be in high risk places. They come in removable, operable and fixed varieties. Many beautiful custom made security bars for windows are also available.
You can also opt for securing your windows with an additional window alarm. There are many simple and effective models available. Most of them sensor activated. And if you are thinking about a smart home security alarm installation. This is a feature you often find.
Increasing your homes security.
Here at our Locksmiths – your security is our main concern. Over the past years we have had hundreds of calls of houses being broken into, so we will always get to your house and change the locks within the hour of being called out! However, there are many home security tips and tricks we can offer as well as certain products that will minimize the risk of your home being vulnerable to a home invasion.
There is one type of door in particular that we find most common to being broken into. This is the uPVC door, which may seem secure to you with the multi-point mechanism, however there is a technique used by burglars that allow them to break into your home within seconds! This is done by snapping the lock (cylinder) which allows them to manipulate the mechanism inside.
We here at Locksmiths will always recommend the Anti-snap uPVC cylinder to every customer with a uPVC door, its always better to be safe than sorry. And there is no price for keeping your loved ones and valuables safe. We always keep a supply of Anti-snap euro cylinders in our vans so we can always fit it for you for any time of day! So call your local Locksmith Richmond for this job and we can book you in at any time that suits you best! (we can do a large amount of lock changes to help increase your security, just let us know an exact number of doors so we can be prepared for the job).
Smart locks and keyless locks
We would like to share this video for anyone who is giving thought to having a smart lock or keyless lock installed at home, it’s a great comparison, informational and helpful for anyone looking into the option.
If you would like to speak to an expert in the field of home security it’s our suggestion that you call this strong and wise lock service when you have the chance. We know about all manner of security solutions – keyless locks for example. We can also install the hybrid keyless lock featured in the above video.
Having a conversation about your security is something we do gladly, and of course your questions and concerns will also be addressed. We give impartial advice and offer competitive prices within the industry.
You have the freedom to call at any time which suits you, and arranging for security checks, installations and repairs around your schedule is easy with a flexible team. Dial our number now to find the lock and security solution you seek.