Should I Change my Door LocksMay 21, 2013
If you have to ask the question ‘Should I change my locks?’ then then answer is yes, any doubt over security should be addressed to give peace of mind.
Reasons for Home Lock Changes included;
Moving to a new home – When moving house it is recommended to change locks, who knows what people could have the keys to your new house.
Lost Keys – Always a good idea to change locks following the loss of keys, after all who knows who may have found them, also be wary, that good Samaritan that returned your keys may not be as friendly as you think?
Insurance Recommendation – Most insurance companies now insist on British Standard Locks for all external doors, good to check your policy and upgrade as required.
Old or Warn Locks – We get lots of stories from customer relaying their woes after being locked out due to faulty or old locks. If in doubt get the lock changed or repaired.
Break in or attempted burglary – Good time to reassess security levels. If access was made into your property the chances are lock damage will have occurred, replace with new more secure locks, attempted only – take a good look at the lock for any signs of damage and replace as necessary.
For help and advice with all types of home security please contact the locktrader sales team