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Internal Door Lock Types

Door locks are essential for all external doors. Whether they be uPVC euro cylinders or multipoint gearbox mechanisms they are your first line of defence when it comes to home security. The higher quality your door locks the more secure your home will be. With that being said, door locks are an integral part of your whole property. Interior door locks may not act as security features but they still do an important job. Internal Doors Each of your interior doors have a function throughout your home. They add to the... Read More

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What is a uPVC Multipoint Door Lock?

Door locks are an integral part of anyone’s home security. They are the first line of defence when it comes to protecting your property from intruders; the more door security you have the more safeguarded your property will be. Multipoint door locks are usually installed on uPVC composite doors and as the name suggests have multipoint locking points that all lock simultaneously when locked with a front door key. Multipoint Door Locks Multipoint door locks will usually have three locking points. It is placed in the door frame and grips... Read More


5 Things that can make your home safer for children

Bringing a baby into your home is certainly life changing, but it also means you need to look at your surroundings in a way you probably never have before. Children are curious individuals and this can unfortunately put them in danger, unless you have taken every precaution possible to ensure they are as safe as can be. In the UK alone, more than one million children a year are taken to hospital after being involved in accidents in the home, so  installing child safety equipment is key to creating a... Read More


The Postcode Lottery

The fickle finger of fate can point to just about anyone when it comes to being a victim of crime – it can be a real lottery. But unlike the lottery, where your chances of winning are 13,983,815, you have a one in 50 chance of being burgled. This infographic shows the UK’s burglary hotspots based on insurance claims made last year. So take a good look at these not-so-lucky numbers – it could be you next. The Postcode Lottery – An infographic by the team at The Postcode Lottery... Read More