All The Info You Need About How To Choose The Right High Security Lock For Your Home Or Business

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Introduction:

Nowadays, with all the information that is available online about how to pick and drill locks, more and more people are interested in better, more secure locks for their home or business.

Therefore, high-security locks are becoming more and more common for both residential and commercial use.

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High-security locks are locks that are harder to pick and/or drill. In addition, they offer a restricted keyway of the keys, which makes them harder to duplicate. In other words, they have special keys that are not available in hardware stores and even locksmiths need to order them directly from the supplier, which of course, makes them very hard to duplicate. This is a very unique advantage that high-security locks have over regular locks. While home and business owners who have regular locks can’t know for sure how many duplicate keys of their home or business locks were made, and even more important, who has those keys, with high-security locks, once you have all your keys, it pretty safe to say that there is a very slim chance that there are some unauthorized duplicates.

We will go over the pros and cons of high-security locks, what they offer, how to choose the right lock, and more.

Introduction:

Nowadays, with all the information that is available online about how to pick and drill locks, more and more people are interested in better, more secure locks for their home or business.

Therefore, high-security locks are becoming more and more common for both residential and commercial use.

High-security locks are locks that are harder to pick and/or drill. In addition, they offer a restricted keyway of the keys, which makes them harder to duplicate. In other words, they have special keys that are not available in hardware stores and even locksmiths need to order them directly from the supplier, which of course, makes them very hard to duplicate. This is a very unique advantage that high-security locks have over regular locks. While home and business owners who have regular locks can’t know for sure how many duplicate keys of their home or business locks were made, and even more important, who has those keys, with high-security locks, once you have all your keys, it pretty safe to say that there is a very slim chance that there are some unauthorized duplicates.

We will go over the pros and cons of high-security locks, what they offer, how to choose the right lock, and more.

Which high-security lock is the right one for me?

To answer that question you will have first to decide how much money are you willing to invest and your needs.

There many different types of high security locks, for residential and commercial use and they vary in price.

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Here are some general things to consider:

What type of high security locks are there? Can you explain the difference?

Today, we can find virtually any type of locks e.g. deadbolt, doorknob, rim cylinder or mortise lock in their high security version. That being said, there are a few differences which mainly relate to installation.

In addition, even if your home or business door has a special lock or setup, most chances you will be able to replace it with high security lock with minor adjustments.

Therefore, regardless of the type of lock you currently have, it is safe to say you will be able to find a good replacement.

High security Schlage deadbolt and doorknob

In the picture above we can see a doorknob, which has a high security cylinder, combined with high security deadbolt. This is the most common setup, for both residential and commercial doors.

Interchangeable mortise lock

In the picture above, we can see a mortise cylinder, mostly use for business doors, which has an interchangeable core. Therefore, an high security cylinder can be installed instead of the regular one.