Security 101: Matching the Right Security Locks with the Right Kind of Doors

Choosing and Matching the Right Locks for the Right Doors in Your Home


With a wide range of locks available in the market, it is easy for the average homeowner to be confused with which kind and brand will provide the best protection for his family. Unfortunately, this question cannot be immediately answered simply because the level of protection each security device gives wholly depends on which doors of your home you plan to install them.

Front Door

This is probably where half of your security is concentrated. Front doors can be protected in a number of different ways. Depending on your preference and budget, you can either choose a mechanical or an electronic lock to ensure your home’s safety.

Most residential homeowners are satisfied with the use of either an entry lockset or a deadbolt lock on the entryway. An entry lockset is mainly composed of two doorknobs, which can both be locked from either side of the house. This security device gives your front door a medium-level of security. Read more on this article.


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