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Windows are doors along with the greatest weaknesses in your home and having good security is the best protection against burglary. Burglars usually get in via windows or a patio door, because this is the quickest and easiest way into the home, especially on the ground floor, it is therefore particularly important to secure your homes windows. Here at approved trader we show you several useful techniques to protect your home.
Alarms on your windows are small electronic devices that consist of two parts: One part is in the house at the inner and secured a part on the outer window frame, usually by adhesive strips. Once placed in focus, the window alarm is a loud sound by itself when the contact between the two parts is interrupted - this is always the case when the window is opened.
Glass break detectors
A glass break detector is also an electronic break-in protection for windows: This device is simply glued on the inside of the window pane and then report if the glass is broken or severely shaken. The alarm is very loud, around 85 decibels helping beat any burglars forcing them to flight! Also, glass break detectors have the effect that they can be seen very well from the outside and so put off from the outset.
Burglar window film
Burglar-proof film is to make a simple but ingenious means to make your windows burglar-proof. This very thick, tear-resistant and self-adhesive film is easily applied from the inside of the window and binds the pieces itself when the window is taken. This of course makes for panic at every burglar, that it requires a lot of time and special tools when going through this composite of tear-resistant film and the glass shards would pass.
Warning stickers with slogans such as "Alarm Secured" or "video surveillance" are not likely to deter any burglars them to give it a break-in attempt. But considering the very low cost, then it is definitely worth a try. And if you have really seen installed a window alarm or a glass break detectors next to the label, then these stickers are all the more warning.
Burglar proof windows is a simple and inexpensive affair, at a small cost you can gain a lot of security here. Alarm window and glass break detectors should be used in any case, the burglar-proof film is something for those who like to sleep a little deeper at night
Double / triple glazing for added security
As well as detecting break ins, installing double or triple glazing in your homes windows, and patio, making it much more difficult to break the glass than single glazed glass, Approved Trader can help you get low cost quotes from window companies able to install glazed glass in to your home.