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With the growing rate of criminality and the savagery by which these criminals deliver their dastardly crime, you could never really have enough security in your home to ensure the safety of your family. One sure way of adding safety at home is by installing security door locks. While many would immediately think to have front security doors installed, it is also important to place them in all the other exterior doors and even windows.

A home security door lock is designed to protect you and your family as well as your property from burglars and intruders. However, having them installed is not that simple. Some areas have building code statutes that you have to follow when putting security locks in front doors especially for rented properties. Some forbid the use of double dead bolts as their means of security lock due to the risks that comes with it. The type of double dead bolt being forbidden in some areas is the one that requires the use of a key to be able to get in or get out. Risks are possible in emergency cases such as fire since it may be difficult to find the key to be able to escape from inside.

The ideal types of doors are those that make use of deadbolt that will make it impossible for an intruder to open the door even if he is able to pick the lock. Then getting security door locks, get those that use a strike box for added security. Those that make use only of a strike plate may not give enough safety. The good thing about these types of security door locks is that despite their effectiveness, they are very reasonably priced at only about $10 in the market.

While you yourself can install your own security doors and locks given the numerous DIY items available nowadays, it would still be wise to have an expert on the field do it for you. You can never put a price on safety and security. It would be worth every extra amount to buy yourself a peace of mind.

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Source by Ron S. Thames