How Secure Is Your House/Business?
To assess your security needs imagine you are a burglar attempting to gain entry to your House/Business! How would you get in? Every home of course will be different, but here is our checklist of common weak spots that you might consider
Front Door It should have a BS3621 kitemarked 5 lever mortice lock together with a cylinder rim lock, Hinge bolts, a door chain and door viewer should also be considered.
Side & Rear Door Ideally should be fitted with a 5 lever BS3621 mortice lock together with top & bottom door security bolts.
Ground Floor Windows Windows are the most common point of forced entry. Fit key operated window locks on all ground floor windows.
French Doors and Patio Doors Fit additional key operated locks that are push to lock, but require a key to open.
Outbuildings Sheds & garages often contain tools that would be useful for a burglar so ensure all outbuildings are secured by appropriate locks or hasp, staple and padlock.