Window Locks - FAQ's
|Can I add extra locks to my window for more security?
Generally speaking you can add extra locks to most windows but it will depend on the frame material and type as to which fits your window the best.
I have a few vulnerable upvc windows and I'm going on holiday so what can I fit to improve security?
A lot of customers use Frameguards to fit to a pvc window as the long arm is visible as a deterrent as well as being difficult to jemmy open. They are also easy to operate when the window is in use. To fit these locks it is advisable to use them in conjunction with jack nut fixings to ensure the window locks are fitted adequately into the cavity of the frame. Of course you may also want to look at ensuring all of your window handles have locks in the first instance as these can be replaceable.
|My wooden frames need locks to comply with my home insurance?
There are a number of window locks that can be used for wooden windows which are slim, easy to operate and key-locking. Whether a casement window or a sash window there are solutions for all types:
|Can I get replacement multi-point window locks?
Replacement espag locks take the form of a multi-point locking system and are fitted within the window. When failure occurs the complete lock system has to be replaced.The best way to find replacement locks is to contact a double glazing repairs company to help find and install the correct one.