Category Archives: Electric locks

Motorized up-and-over doors: are they secure?

The motorized doors for garages, as we have seen in this article, require additional protection, bearing in mind that sliding doors, up-and-over doors and folding doors need different security systems. In the previous article, for example, we mentioned the V09 electric lock for the protection of folding doors and sliding gates. Today, on the other hand, we will talk about how to best protect automatic up-and-over doors. Continue reading

Are motorized sliding doors secure?

In the previous blog, in which we talked about the most common methods of access to garages and locks fitted as standard, we mentioned the existence of electric locks for better protection of goods stored in automated garages. Viro electric locks, of which there are several models, represent the ideal solution as they are suitable both for automatic up-and-over and sliding doors. Continue reading

Are motorized garage doors secure?

Choosing an automated door to protect your garage can be dictated by a desire for convenience. However, it should be emphasised that convenience is not always synonymous with security and that the presence of the motor in the automated door does not guarantee the security of our goods. And here, sometimes, especially in this age of fast technological development, fascinated by the promise of increasingly advanced products, we forget the main purpose of doors: not to open more easily, but to make us feel secure and to defend our goods, inside our properties. Continue reading

Are the electric locks on doors and gates all the same?

In today’s blog we would like to respond to the numerous requests from individuals, condominium administrators, but also companies, who write to us asking which is the most suitable electric lock for an installation on very heavy doors or iron gates.
There are often complaints that maintenance or replacement must be performed more than necessary following frequent breakdowns of common electric locks (those fitted with latch and ejector, which we usually see applied to pedestrian walkways), because they are “tired” by the frequent openings / closures.

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5 things we should remember to keep secure

The increasingly hectic and stressful rhythms of everyday life sometimes lead to slight distractions or oversights which may adversely affect our personal or household security.How many times do you leave home and forget to set up the alarm? Or leave a window, the car or the garage door open?

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An even more secure garage with Viro Mac

In the last blog we talked a lot about motorised garage doors and the measures to be taken to make them more secure. We also saw how to increase the security of automated up-and-over and folding doors, replacing the standard locks with electric locks, designed specifically to better protect the garage door.
In this blog we present another useful solution for the control of unwanted access: the Viro MAC.

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Motorised garage doors: you can increase the security!

This blog is dedicated to those who have installed a motorised up-and-over or folding door on their garage, or have plans to do so. As we have seen previously, even though the presence of a motor makes your garage door much easier to open and close, this does not necessarily mean that it is also more secure. It is in fact important to remember that the motorisation is not designed to replace the presence of a good quality lock.
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Motorised garage doors: why do they need a lock?

Let’s talk again about garages and security, more specifically motorised doors.
If you choose to install an automated door on your garage you are looking for convenience, but it also often believed to be more secure, compared to an up-and-over door which opens manually. Is this always true?

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