Dead Bolts, thinking about replacing that front lock? Dead Bolts. Locksmiths advise spending a few minutes researching the different possibilities might improve your security and help you sleep a little better at night. Our shop can help you evaluate your home security and help you decide on the best locks for your home.
Locksmiths explain Dead Bolts bolt locks basically bolt the door to its frame. The word dead bolt refers to the mechanism of the bolt itself. When locksmiths properly installed the Dead Bolts bolt cannot be pushed back once it’s fully extended without turning the key or turning the knob from the inside. Our Technicians explains the major parts of the dead bolt are the dead bolt itself the key mechanism for the outside and the thumb turn which opens it from the inside. The standard length of the bolt extends 1 inch into the door frame from the door itself. As long as we’ve ( or the locksmith) used those long screws I spoke about earlier this is sufficient to stop a burglar. As a locksmith I’ve been speaking about an internal, in the door, dead bolt. There is another option
The Jimmy proof deadlock. Locksmith are sometimes asked for this is a lock that surface mounted on the inside of the door with a vertical bar that rises or lowers over three holes that are mounted to the door frame. This prevents anyone from prying the door apart. These locks are usually made of solid steel, brass or bronze and are die cast. Not the most attractive lock. This can be installed as a key less deadlock that would have no exterior or interior key. This can also be made to have the cylinder on the outside and or inside.