One way to protect your property from unexpected guests is mounting and the strengthening of the entry door.In this article, we'll show you how to do it correctly and what you should pay attention.
- Strengthen door frame and hinges
- equipment leaf
- Choice of locks and bolts
- General safety
For installation and protection against breaking the door will need: the product itself of wood or metal, mortise locks, lock plates, bolts, screws and a power drill.
Strengthen door frame and hinges
- The first well is fixed in the opening frames.Otherwise, all future work on the installation of locking systems are useless.Fixing is done with screws 80mm long.They are twisted along the entire perimeter of the box and extend to the wall frame.After that hacking front door kicked and even hit the scrap will be problematic.
- Hiding hinges visible from the outside.This is achieved Repositioning the door.Strengthening the hinge is also necessary.For this pair of average screws on each side of the loop changes to a non-removable pins or nails of hardened steel with two heads.All of it is sold in stores.
- a lock slot plate of the door frame is made of durable metal and is fastened with four screws 80mm.It is better to replace the plate galvanized pipe length 100mm.
- Suitable material for good leaf - a glass, hardwoods, metal.Hacking metal doors with the jack will be difficult if they are inside reinforced and have a blocking lock.Hollow door, i.e.veneer sheet pasted on a cardboard box to enter the house is not suitable.
- When replacing or installing the front door opening it must be carried out.This serves as an obstacle to the unexpected visitors and permit rapid evacuation in case of fire.
- the front door windows do not desirable, though it is beautiful.Moreover, for better security is not recommended to close the door to perform windows.An attacker can simply break the glass, and the door lock opened from the inside
- Eye in the web, which allows visitors to see the other side of it, to avoid unnecessary unlock the doors.It is installed with special lid and extended viewing angle.
- For added protection for their homes before the main door can be installed inside a metal door grille.
- If you stand at the entrance of the sliding doors, they are strengthened by setting locks the top and bottom.A rod hanging down from the box to the middle of the door, it will prevent unwanted spreads.This rod can be bought at the store or do it yourself.
Selection of locks and bolts
- lock and bolt - is an indispensable attribute of any door, allowing it to close.Unlocked door may trigger criminal robbery.Therefore, closing it on the lock should get into the habit, regardless of how long you are away from home.
- good deadbolt must be of high quality with no visible bolts, screws or screws.Minimum distance pulling out its shutter door is 2,6sm.
- good means of additional protection in the time spent in your home - it is a mortise lock, that is the bolt that does not involve unlocking the door from the outside.With its outer side it can be seen, but no damage to the door or the box it is impossible to crack.
- on the lock cylinder, part of it to insert the key, set protection rings or plates on both sides of the door.These parts are attached with screws with round hats that screwdriver to unscrew.The rings rotate freely around the larvae, not allowing it to unscrew tong.Locks with the likes of "twists" already gone on sale, so be sure to buy them.
- Another option is reliable locks - a product with one or two cores.Locks open with a key core on the one hand, and their grade two cores allows you to do two keys on both sides of the door.On the outside of the lock striker plate must be present metal tab to prevent it breaking.
- If you often forget to lock the door, set the lock latch.This kind of lock that can be closed from the outside without a key.
- Hacking steel doors are often made with the help of master keys.So pay attention to the locks, which are protected from this dashing.For example, similar products company "Medeco" - they are reliable, but are quite expensive.It is up to you.
In addition to the above material, finally take a few helpful tips.
- Do not hide keys to the front door in the plant, bush or under a carpet.Attackers find them anyway.Keys are stored at home, and their duplicates neighbors or in their territories.If your lock can be locked without a key, try not to forget it every time, leaving the house.
- Installing anti-storm doors may perplex the attacker.This double doors with bolts and dead locks.They look like gates and doors are considered safe.One disadvantage them - kind of unpresentable.They can be laminated tempered glass that remains strong even in a broken state.
- for night time set on the porch in front of the entrance door a powerful flashlight.It is a strong recommendation.You can install surveillance cameras.Usually they deter potential thieves.Recording from surveillance cameras can be transmitted to your phone or computer.Reliable video produced by the firm Uniden.They can be bought on eBay.com or Amazon.com
- Do not make a fortress out of their homes.In the case of call firefighters or rescue it hurt their work.
- No need to dwell much on security.Simply take reasonable steps to implement it without turning your home into a prison.
's all tricks.Now you will know how to protect the door from breaking.
victims of crime, regardless of any precautions taken, could be everyone.So do not let fear control you, and enjoy life.Good luck!