LOCKS AND ADDITIONAL SECURITY
We specialize in medium and high security anti snap euro cylinders, we offer a customized keyed alike euro lock service for ABS Secure Euro cylinders which allows one key to open all the locks (or as many as you wish) on your property.
All of the euro cylinders are available keyed alike in any mix of sizes including their thumb turn options.
The strike plate is the metal plate that surrounds the lock-set (the hole in the door frame where the lock bolt enters). All exterior doors should have heavy-duty metal security strike plates secured by four 3-inch screws. Many homes are built with lower quality strike plates or have strike plates that are secured with short screws that just attach to the door jamb, not the underlying stud
Hinges should be on the inside of the door. If yours are not, rehang the door or secure the exposed hinges with non-removable pins. You can do this by removing at least the two center screws of the hinge (on each side) and replacing them with non-removable hinge pins or double-headed masonry nails. Even hinges that are not exposed should be secured to the frame with 3-inch screws.
Even if your door is strong and has high-quality, properly installed locks, a burglar may be able to gain entry by breaking or prying the door frame. Most door frame moldings are simply tacked to the wall, so a crowbar or a solid kick can easily split the frame, to Secure your door frame installing a london bar along the frame would drastically reenforce the frame by helping spread the weight out of the impact.
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