Identify Your Window Type
Why is the type of lock you choose so important?
What Are The Different Types Of Window Locks?
Add A Window Latch For Additional Security
A window latch is often used for windows that aren’t made of uPVC. Made up of a window catch and lever, they connect the two window sashes together when closed. A window latch should be used as a secondary lock to reinforce the security of your main lock. This is also an incredibly effective way to keep the heat in your property and reduce your energy bills.
Child Safety Features
The material of the lock will most likely be as the window. Locks are usually available in three main materials.
Wooden Locks: These are suitable for use on the common timber framed windows such as casement windows.
Metal Window Locks: Only suitable for metal window frames, this style of lock gives the windows greater security and resistance to attack.
uPVC window locks: uPVC windows locks are straight and will often turn left or right. This type of lock is excellent for ventilation and is a universal style of window lock.
It’s vital to identify your window type, do your research and establish the type of window lock and material that you need. The right window locks will ensure extra security for your windows and home. Simply speak to one of our expert representatives if you need any assistance choosing the right lock.