Don’t Underestimate The Power Of a Deadbolt Lock

Don't Underestimate The Power Of a Deadbolt LockWhen it comes to safety regarding the locked door, do not underestimate the value of the good old deadbolt.

Any locksmith will tell you that one of the best home security systems you can have is the old fashioned deadbolt and it’s descendants.  This system has held true for who knows how long, is easy to install and is extremely tough to breach.

Homes and offices throughout the world still use deadbolts to secure their property and no one is going to debate their effectiveness as a first wave or second wave of protection.  In order to breach a deadbolt it takes force, lots of noisy force.  Burglars and evildoers don’t want to attract that much attention so they thing twice when they see a door secured well with a deadbolt, especially an intimidating one.

One’s business and home are where one engages in commerce and life.  Family, employees, the personal possessions therein call for as much protection as reasonably possible.  There are all sorts of locks and security devices out there that send off alarms, alert police, call you on the phone, but what good is all that if the criminals can easily break in?  You want to stop or delay them as much as possible and that’s where a great deadbolt comes in.  Whether it’s business or home security the use of deadbolt locks should be mandatory and installed by a professional locksmith at that.

A choice of the variety of deadbolts for home security might call for single or double cylinder.  It depends on the construction of the home and the deadbolt manufacturer.  Combining just the right lock on the right door frame will ensure optimum home security protection.

Sometimes there might have to be upgrades to the home so that more efficient locks can be installed.  This might seem expensive but it isn’t really when planned properly with guidance from a locksmith in mind.  They might have just the right recommendation for a new door frame, screws to use, and other materials that will allow for not only having a top notch deadbolt installed but advancing your home security situation to even greater heights and inexpensively too.

Getting a deadbolt, a quality deadbolt installed is an investment in not not only your safety but that of family,  employees if applicable, as well as your valued possessions.

Don’t underestimate the value of a good deadbolt lock.

Author Bio: Gracie Williams is a home security and home improvement consultant for Florida Lock Doctor. She enjoys sharing her knowledge on the subject through blogging. Learn more at her home security blog (

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