The first thing that you need to do is to identify your lock, do you have a Euro profile cylinder lock in your door which is more than a year or two old already? If that’s the case then you could be at risk. The next thing to do is replace your cylinder with a new one which complies with industry standards. Now your local locksmith Birmingham could help you replace it, to further tighten your house security.
The 3 Star Cylinder Solution
The Yale AS Platinum Series Euro Profile cylinder has been independently tested by the British Standards Institution (BSI) and awarded the British Kitemarked TS007:2012 3 star accreditation. It’s also approved by Secured by Design, an official UK Police initiative which supports the principles of ‘designing out crime’.
The AS Platinum Series Cylinder has been developed with a number of additional security features:
- Snap-Off front section of the cylinder will sacrificially come away if attacked, which will then give the intruder less of the cylinder to attack.
- Hardened Grip-Deflectors which make gripping the rest of the cylinder difficult.
- Hardened Reinforced Bar designed not to snap, but to flex in a way that will defeat the vast majority of intruders.
- Interlocking Cam with strengthening bar provides additional protection and strength to the cylinder.
- Anti-drill protection.
- Anti-bump protection.
- Anti-screw protection.
Opt now for a 3-star cylinder solution to increase your door security allowing you to choose the product that you feel is right for you and meets your requirements. Need more info on lock snapping click here.