Most Australian homes have a combination of locks.
- Front screen door lock made by Whitco
- Front door Handle lock
- Front door deadbolt or dead latch type of locks
- Back door Handle lock
- Back door deadbolt
- Window locks
- Sliding door lock & or patio bolt
All these types of locks prevent/make it harder to break into the house.
In one way the property is less appealing to a thief, due to the extra time it will require to break into the property.
This will increase the risk of getting a caught, which makes having good quality locks worth it in the end.
Good quality locks that are installed correctly really do make it a lot harder to force open a door or window.
The brands of locks that provide good security are:
Lockwood, Whitco, Brava, & Carbine with proven reliability & are quality built locks across all their range of locks.