The key to offering a great lock system
With burglary rates on the rise and an increase of media coverage in relation to home intrusions, homeowners are increasingly looking at the security of their home. The rise of smart technology, such as smart cameras, is a clear sign of this increased need to feel secure in their own home.
As a door installer, it is important to be offering customers the very best in door security. As a business it is essential you are promoting the key benefits that make the door and its lock secure, as these are significant features which will help you stand out in the competitive market.
The Yale Lockmaster is Britain’s best-selling multi-point door locking system. There are many reasons why this is the case, here are some of them:
- 10 Year Mechanical Guarantee
- Awarded with the Police ‘Secured By Design’ accreditation
- Built in Britain
It isn’t just door security that homeowners will focus on, window security is also essential to make a safe household. The Yale Shootbolt lock does just this. Fitted as standard to For all TruFrame uPVC Casement Windows, a comprehensive lifetime warranty against mechanical failure is included. In addition, Yale Shootbolt locks come with:
- £1,000 guarantee towards home insurance excess in the (unlikely) event of lock failure
- Tested to the highest standards and latest BSI security criteria
- Awarded with the Police ‘Secured by Design’ accreditation
What makes the Yale Lockmaster so good?
A lot of design, development, and engineering time goes into creating a secure door lock – and this is where Yale exceeds. Here are some of the features that make the Yale Lockmaster so secure:
To ensure that the lock operates smoothly, pre-compression roller cams are used, which provide the added benefit of helping to weather proof the lock from the strains of the outside world.
The anti-lift pins act as the first line of defence by preventing anyone from attempting to move or lift the door.
Centre Latch and Hook
To create a secure lock, it is important for the locking system to be solid and rigid. That’s why the central latch, combined with an anti-separation hook, delivers the level of solidity and rigidness that a secure lock requires.
How does the Yale Shootbolt lock keep windows secure?
The Yale Shootbolt locking system is an innovatively-designed system to increase home security through the windows, helping to maintain the feeling of safety that a homeowner desires.
This lock is available in a number of different sizes, allowing it to fit all types of window to match the homeowner’s needs.
Here are a number of features that make the Yale Shootbolt lock so secure:
Yale has designed the Shootbolt lock to allow for four keeps, rising above the standard of two, to ensure the lock provides all-round increased protection against home intrusion.
Positioned in a strategic manner, the cams and bolts are able to deliver an optimal level of security for windows.
Protecting against the outside world, this lock provides optimal weatherproofing through the use of compression adjustable ‘mushroom’ cams.
Why is offering a good lock system important to an installer?
As homeowners are increasingly considering security when completing home improvements, it is crucial for installers to be promoting the security of the doors and windows that they offer. Not only does this act as a unique selling point amongst the competitors that don’t talk about security, but it also acts as another feature that persuades the homeowner to use you as their installers.
At TruFrame, the Yale Lockmaster is provided as standard on all of our entrance doors. Furthermore, it is backed by Yale’s 10-year guarantee which provides cover for mechanical failure. Likewise, the Yale Shootbolt lock is fitted to all of TruFrame’s uPVC Casement Windows.
What’s more, with the Yale Lockmaster being built in Britain, it provides a strong benefit in the uncertain times following the Brexit vote, where the public is increasingly choosing to support British manufacturing and products alike.
20th March 2020
Continuing Business During Coronavirus Pandemic
As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues, it can seem like an uphill battle to continue business during these challenging times. With people self-isolating to avoid the virus, and others holding back their spending due to economic uncertainty, it can be difficult to continue business in the fenstration industry. But it doesn’t mean that business can’t […]Read on
24th February 2020
Choose Made in Britain to entice customers
After December 2019’s general election, the United Kingdom voted the Conservative party to remain in government, this time taking the majority of seats. But in reality, this was more than just a normal general election, overshadowing this election was Brexit. This election was the deciding factor in how Brexit would proceed in 2020. The Conservative […]Read on
24th February 2020
CERTASS survey: Product quality is the most important factor in choosing a window or door installer
In a recent survey carried out by CERTASS, it was found that the key factor (when choosing a window or door installer) is simply the quality of the product. Whilst some of you reading this may be surprised to hear that product quality beats price, we think it’s a good indicator that (if you install […]Read on