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Your home is only as secure as its weakest point of entry. That’s why it’s so important to have doors and windows that are as secure as possible. In this section you’ll find lots of advice on how to keep potential burglars out.
Simply shutting the door won’t prevent burglaries. Double-lock the door every single time you leave the house.
Modern multi-locking and uPVC doors use a system of hooks and latches to secure the door but these only work if you lift up the handle and then remember to turn and remove the key. Remember – lift, lock and remove.
Controlling access to your home starts with securing doors and windows. To see how your home compares and to get more advice with our top tips, visit our pages on Control access with doors you can trust and Prevent access through your windows.