Are Your Windows as Secure as Your Doors?

burglar at a window

Burglar at a window in Hull, East Yorkshire – call Pixlocks

When it comes to home security, our primary concern often lies with the front and rear doors to our properties. That’s understandable – after all, no would-be burglar will choose to enter a property by a window if they can use a door instead.  However, if your doors are secure but your windows aren’t, it’s easy to see how a burglar could still gain access to your property.

That’s why it is essential to check the condition of all your windows and the locks used to secure them. If they are old, broken or substandard, it’s important to get them replaced in order to maintain high levels of security at your home.

A Hull locksmith from Pixlocks can check all your locks to see how strong they are. Replacements can easily be fitted at your convenience, and they could well provide much better levels of security than you have at present. Of course, locks are only as good as the people who use them. Get into the habit of shutting and locking your windows every night, and every time you leave your property as well. Good habits could make all the difference between being broken into and escaping this unpleasant experience.

If your existing windows have been installed for some time, the chances are the locks could well be substandard. If this is the case, you could be neglecting an important area of security. The more you can do to keep your property secure at all times of the day and night, and all times of the year, the less likely you are to be targeted by burglars. Call us today for some no-obligation advice and information, and to see whether our locksmiths could advise you on improving this important aspect of home security.