For more information on any of the recommendations listed below, or to make sure your home or business security conforms with your insurance requirements, Contact a member of our team on 0800 652 0151.
Front doors - Wooden: Install a BS3621 kitemarked 5,6 or 7 lever mortise lock or cylinder rim deadlock also to BS3621.
UPVC, Composite: A multi-point lock system with a minimum of three horizontal locking points with a central bolt (minimum throw 13 mm) and two dead or hook bolts (minimum throw 20 mm). All locked simultaneously by one operation of the key. Handels
Side & Back Doors - Fit a BS3621 Kitemarked 5,6 or 7 lever mortise lock, together with top and bottom security bolts / A multi-point locking system.
Windows - Protect your windows from forced entry, especially at the rear of the house. Fit window locks to all ground and upper floor windows where there is easy access near a flat roof or drainpipe.
French windows & Patio doors - Fit appropriate key operated locks to the top, bottom and centre if suitable for your doors.
Outbuilding & garages - These often contain garden eqiupment, tools etc that would be useful to an intruder, so ensure they are secured by a suitable mortice, or surface mounted dead lock or padlock.