The pleasure of owning a period property is being able to enjoy the character and charm of another era.
But a period property can also present a challenge in terms of security if you’re restricted on how you can modernise your home. But there are ways of protecting your house without compromising its appearance.
Yes there is a chance that if a key is stuck in a lock, it can be removed without damaging the lock. It is however advisable to ask a skilled locksmith to remove it as he will have the right tools for the job, so minimising any damage. It is more costly to replace a damaged lock than to call out a locksmith just to remove a key that is stuck in the lock.
There have been many articles recently on drones being used for security. It’s an interesting concept and one that’s being tested extensively in the US and Australia.
It’s the responsibility of the landlord to ensure a rental property is secure. This includes making sure doors, windows, garages and any outbuildings can be closed and have an adequate lock.
If this is in place when a tenant signs their agreement, then they will take on the responsibility of making sure their new home stays secure.
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This is a question I’m asked a lot, and my advice is to undertake a security survey of your home or ask me to come and take a look, so I can identify any areas that could be improved.
Let’s start with the basics.