Window lock


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Window lock

A hardware device that locks a window in a closed position; most often a sash lock

sash lock

2. A sash fast controlled by a key.
3. An upright mortised lock.
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Available in aluminum or white finish, the sliding window lock and wrench may be found in hardware, home improvement stores, and online with a suggested retail price of $4.
What's clear, though, is that now is the time to go shopping for window locks.
We moved in nine months ago and I pleaded with Whitefriars to get us some window locks fitted and a radiator moved in Leo's bedroom because he could climb up it and open a window," said Corie.
Jackie Larner The council refused to fit me window locks for fire safety but within 24 hours they fitted a catch so the windows wouldn't open fully enough to fit a human through but if there was a fire it would have easily opened.
Door and window locks are fixed in a similar way, so once you've successfully fitted one lock, the rest should be a doddle
More than half have taken additional security steps such as fitting window locks or installing burglar alarms in the past 12 months while a quarter of homeowners plan to take similar steps in the forthcoming 12 month period.
As well as keeping people out, window locks are also helpful to keep little ones in.
It will provide free door locks, window locks, personal attack alarms and other safety devices, as well as crime prevention advice and information.
Lock all external doors and use window locks where possible;
Most had to do with on-the-ground protection, like limiting school entry points and installing door and window locks.
Double-check all door and window locks, and invest in slide lock protection for sliding glass doors, a frequent point of entry for burglars.
Most window locks can easily be pried opened with a crowbar or knife, so secure them by pinning the upper and lower sashes together.