Choose a safe front door for your house

Nowadays every homeowner has to do his best when thinking of house safety, because there are many burglars that are looking for a way to get inside the house. Many people say that they somehow managed to open or broker their doors, and they do not understand how is this possible. The fact is that they do not purchased a door that offers them safety, because many times homeowners try to save some money, and forget that the door is the one that should bring them safety and security inside their house. When you purchase a quality product, and the front door installation Mississauga is done by professionals you do not have to worry that someone might get inside your house and do you harm.

 

Choose a solid door

When you purchase a house, you have to choose one that has a mechanism that does not allow someone who does not have a key to open it. Your exterior door should be kick-proof and solid, because in this way no one can force it. You should choose vinyl, metal or fibreglass ones. If you go with the metal type, you should make sure that it has a lock block on the interior, because it will prevent the thieves to bend it open if they use a car jack. The sturdiest option are the reinforced steel doors, but they also need extra maintenance.

No windows

If you purchase a door with a quality safety mechanism, does not mean that you should opt for one with windows, because it is a home security risk. If you buy a door with a window located within arm’s reach of the lock, burglars will find easy to smash the window and unlock your door. If you strongly insist to buy a door with a window, then you should take some security measures, and choose reinforced glass for it. In addition, you have the option to add metal reinforcement or decorative bars to it.

Purchase a deadbolt

If you want to be sure that no one will open the door, instead of you, you should invest some money and buy a deadbolt. Even if you purchase a reinforced steel door, it can be neutralized with a swift kick if the lock is not extended deep enough inside the doorframe. In this situation, you should buy a deadbolt, produced by a brand name, which is more expensive that a few dollars. If you are scared that someone might get inside your house while you are sleeping, you can install a one-sided deadbolt, which does not have a keyed access on the outside, and it can be used only when you are at home. They are manufactured in such a way that it is impossible for a burglar to bypass, and they can save you from any stress. If you add these extra security measurements to your door, and you are sure, that you purchase a quality product, and an experienced team is installing it, you do not have to worry neither when you are away or when you are sleeping in the night.