Common Types of Front Doors
Wood - A wooden front door is a beautiful and durable way to show off your home's exterior. It will last for many years if you care for it properly, but like anything else in life its needs maintenance just like any other object or piece of furniture does--and that includes locks! A customised design can be put on these doors depending upon what kind of security features are desired. For example, deadbolts can be installed even keyless entry systems to help improve home security.
UPVC - UPVC doors are a popular choice for their affordability and low maintenance, as well the fact that they're thermally efficient. On top of these benefits there's also style - many people will choose an uPVC door because it looks sleek in comparison to other options available on today such steel or aluminium frames with louvered panels! The only downside is you can't fit additional locks. However, most good locksmiths will be able to come and upgrade the existing locks to more secure snap safe locks helping to give your home better protection from intruders.
Composite - A hybrid door can be the perfect choice for those who want to enjoy all of its benefits without breaking their budget. They're a durable and inexpensive alternative that combines aspects from traditional wood, while also being easy on maintenance with lower costs when compared it in combination only versus one material alone or even both materials together!
Most Secure Locks For Front Doors
Wood - The 5-lever mortice deadlock is the most secure lock for timber doors. To make sure you have this type of locking system, all locks must be compliant with BS3621 and can only be sold or installed after proving they meet safety standards in place!
UPVC - A multi-point locking mechanism connected to a euro cylinder lock is what UPVC doors use. Although this type of design provides an extra layer of security, many old uPVC doorways can easily be broken into because they're fitted with simple locks like those that snap back when you try and pick them--a flaw called “lock snapping'. Fortunately, the industry has come up with a lock to combat this. The anti-snap lock. These anti Snap Euro Cylinder Locks are a great way to ensure that your home's entranceway protection from burglars and vandals alike! Any good locksmith would be able to come and upgrade the locks on your uPVC door for you.
Composite - Composite doors are similar to uPVC doors and are usually secured with a multipoint locking system and anti-snap euro cylinder.
If you need to improve your home security then contact Lime Locks Wirral today - 0151 353 9607