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Sliding Patio Door Handle for Your Home

desain interior rumah minimalis type 70 – As so many homeowners have sliding patio doors that lead to their outdoor space, we thought it fitting to dedicate a whole section to sliding patio door handles.

Mostly, your decision on choosing a handle for your sliding patio door will be dictated by your current doorframe. For example, is it a wooden, aluminum or fibreglass frame?

More importantly, is the lock and handle surface mounted or mortise type handles.

What is the difference between surface mounted and mortise?

Surface mounted handles

Usually this type of handle is screwed onto the face of the sliding door frame and already has a built in lock that comes with the handle. They are notoriously easier to replace as the installation will amount to merely having to pull out the old screws, removing the broken or old handle and replace this with the newly purchased handle.

Sliding Patio Door Handle for Your Home
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Patio Door Handles & Patio Door Locks

desain interior rumah minimalis type 36 – Patio door handles and locks fall under the subject of accessories to your patio. I’m saying this because there is an unwritten rule I tend to adhere to when it comes to accessories such as these.

Now let me first give the small print. This is different from one region to another and obviously has its exceptions.

The rule is that I generally don’t spend more than $50 per item on this type of accessory. Most of your financial resources should go toward better looking and better quality furniture and lighting, as your patio is there to be enjoyed.

Nevertheless, a fully functional handle and lock is important to have.

Handles come in varied shapes and sizes. Chances are that you will find something that fits in well with the frame of your patio door panel and also subtly blend in with the surrounding décor.

Your door panel will mostly determine the type and design of patio door handle (or sliding patio door handle) that you end up choosing. The most regular materials are:

Patio Door Handles and Patio Door Locks
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Patio Door Security Locks For Your House

rumah minimalis type 70 – Sticking with just the standard locks issued with your patio door can sometimes be a dangerous option. Even though most patio door manufacturers pride themselves on a high production standard, the locks can sometimes be of a poor quality and therefore break easily if put under pressure.

This highlights the need that, in addition to installing a security bar, homeowners will be well served to install additional locks on their patio doors.

One important point to remember is to keep your patio door security lock as visible as possible. Why, you may ask? It’s universally accepted that if burglars notice a secure door, they are far less likely to even attempt a break in as it would present an impossible feat.

From a cost perspective, additional patio door security locks are almost always a relatively inexpensive accessory. Unless you intend on purchasing the type of locks suitable for FortKnox, chances are that you will be able to find high quality security locks for next to anything.

Patio Door Security Locks For Your House
Patio Door Security Locks For Your House

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Patio Door Security Bar – The Simple Security Solution

sketsa rumah minimalis type 36 – For all the functionality and benefits that patio doors have, they do tend to be vulnerable to forced entry. From a safety perspective, hinged patio doors are probably a better choice as they can be locked down easily with latches and deadbolts. Sliding doors on the other hand are more susceptible to burglary.

As with most products nowadays, consumers are faced with an astonishing range of choices to meet their needs.

When shopping around for patio door security bars you’ll tend to find that they are relatively cheap compared to other patio accessories. This simplifies the decision making process. Below we have a look at some of the available products on the market as well as things to look out for when shopping around:

Patio Door Security Bar The Simple Security Solution
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Patio Door Security…’Be proactive, not reactive’

desain rumah minimalis type 45 – You may be correct to think that patio door security have almost no effect on your decorative efforts. This may be the case, but securing your patio door is of pivotal importance.

Now here comes a shocking statistic: 6 out of ten burglaries begin with entry through the back of the house. This simply means that if your patio door is not secure, it leaves both your possessions and family at risk – risks that can be easily mitigated.

Let’s briefly look at the foremost measures to secure your patio door in a cheap and effective way. These will be covered in greater detail in other sections of the website. The first two options are both relatively cheap and most homeowners stick to these as their primary ‘security instruments’.

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