lock which could be vulnerable to lock snappingWhat Is Lock Snapping?

Locks staffing is a technique which burglars commonly use in order to break into houses with UPVC / aluminium or composite doors.  Using a simple tool burglars essentially snap the cylinder lock inside the UPVC door and can then remove the lock and gain entry to the house.

Could It Affect Me?

If any of your house entries use  UPVC / aluminium or composite doors doors, then it’s possible that a burglar could snap your locks and get in.

Are There Any Exceptions?

Doors fitted from 2010 by companies approved by Police approved Secured By Design will most likely have anti-snap locks already.