The Best 5 Upvc Door Locks

BSI TS007:2012 is the new British Standard Kitemark for euro profile cylinders.

The new Kitemark tests uses additional security testing, which has added to the previous tests, i.e. BS EN 1303:2005 also BS 3621:2007 and PAS24:2007*. The new tests added “lock snapping” criteria, which now is the most popular method of burglars gaining unwarrented access to your home or business.

All Euro profile cylinders and some security products will now be classified by the TS007 British Kitemark with the use of a 3 star rating system.

You can use a 1 star euro cylinder with two star door handle to make a three star locking system.

Lock Advice For Home Insurance

Most insurance companies will insist your home is secured with a British standard lock, this means for wooden doors your mortice lock must adhere to British Standard Bs3621. Some insurance companies won’t pay your claim if you don’t have these locks fitted. The easiest way to check if your lock is insurance approved is to look for a kitemark on the face plate which runs along the side of your door. We have added the video on the left for you to look at, although it is funny, it is true. Sirlocksalot Locksmiths wanted to explain why the British Standard Bs3621 is so important to have as part of your home security. 

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