In the last article we spoke about mechanical safety locks suitable for installation on secondary wooden doors, such as cellar doors, garages and sheds. Now let’s see the most suitable electric locks for condominium wooden doors.
This short article provides an answer to the many users who ask us which security solutions are best suited for wooden doors. In particular, we look at the Viro locks for internal and external wooden doors and gates, of the swing or sliding types.
Rim or mortise locks suitable for:
- cellar doors
- secondary garage doors
- tool shed doors
- entrance doors (as additional locks)
In this article we will find out the differences between the TSA approved locks and the other common locks, plus, we will show you how to change the combination of a Viro TSA approved lock.
The beginning of the autumn season, like every year, marks (for many) the return to routine, resulting in a slowdown in tourist travel and a consequent greater offer of advantageous proposals to travel to the USA or to more remote destinations, perhaps making a stopover in one of the many American airports.
To travel to the United States it is absolutely recommended to close your suitcases with TSA locks for the reasons that we will see below.Continue reading
The aim of the “Security Tips” series is to reveal some of the “trade secrets” to be able to identify a good quality security product quickly and without having to disassemble it.
We answer the most common questions about padlocks, locks, safes and other security devices, aiming to offer the possibility of an informed choice.
In this second episode we talk about the locks to be fitted and the reliability of the locking mechanism.
Three other useful warnings:
1. Always pay attention to the gestures we generally perform automatically. A substantial percentage of unwantedintrusions into the home occur through adoor or a window unintentionally left open. What may seem like carelessness, a minor oversight, such as forgetting
2. Taking care of the garden, decorating the entrance, perhaps with an automatic light, and emptying the letter box periodically, gives the idea of an inhabited house. An increased likelihood of running into someone during an attempted burglary does not encourage a potential thief to operate.
3. Managing the privacy of one’s social media accounts. Through social media we can make our location public, as well as every minor movement but, in terms of security and theft prevention, this would not be the best behaviour to have. In our opinion it is not necessary to deprive oneself of sharing a holiday photo on the Internet, but it is useful that only a limited number of people can view it. Almost all social networks allow us to choose the privacy setting we prefer.
One of the main risks of automatic gates without a rebate is that a thief can take advantage of the usual mechanical clearance between the leaves and, by pushing or pulling them with sudden and violent movements, the normal electric locks can become ineffective (in these cases, in fact, there is the risk of the bolt and striker separating).
Closing the door automatically is very simple,: one simply needs to install a suitable door closer. This solution is also comfortable and silent, because it is able to soften the final stroke during the closing phase, dampening the noise.
We know that the attention to the security of a newly purchased motorcycle is maximum, precisely in order not to frustrate the efforts made for its purchase. For this reason, one of the first things to do is to purchase anti-theft devices that can protect the bike, both when it is parked outside and when it is stored in the garage.
The ELF Convention, the most important European event dedicated to security, will be held on Friday 13 and Saturday 14 May.