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Steps Followed When Reinforcing a Door.
When it comes to safety of the house, there are many things that have to be put into consideration. In order to ensure there is no unauthorized access in the house individuals are always advised to reinforce parts that provide accessibility such as the door. This article highlights some of the processes involved in reinforcing the door of a house with the first being the reinforcing the door frame. Ensuring a door is strong can be done by enforcing the door frame with strong materials such as steel.
This is followed by ensuring the door edge is reinforced. The edge of the door can be easily damaged even if the door is fully reinforced. People can ensure the strength of the door edge by reinforcing it using a door wrap. This is usually followed by putting into consideration the hinges of the door. You have to replace the screws on the hinges with security pins to ensure they are strong and not exposed to damages.
The connection between the door and the frame of the door have to be considered. There are ways of ensuring the strike plates of a door are stronger. The force applied to different areas of the door during the break in are not always balanced to all parts of the door. An individual can change this by replacing the screws found on the strike plates and door frames with longer screws to ensure the balancing of the force thus minimizing the damage that can be caused. People can also use elongated stroke plates which provide more room for longer screws and thus strength of the strike plates as the force applied during the break in is now equally distributed to different parts of the door.
Most of the methods of reinforcing the boor of the house have been illustrated above. In this process the focus is now being placed in reinforcement of the door itself and not the various parts of the door of the house. This means that the door is the main part being focused on. This is therefore ensured by wrapping the door of the house to make the force used to break it ineffective. This can be done using steel or aluminium.
Finally, the procedure that is considered last when reinforcing a door is reinforcement of the locks. Locks help in preventing people who are not allowed to enter a place without permission form getting access. Following all the other procedures without putting into consideration the locks of the door is all a futile activity. Locks have the ability to aid people in not using force when it comes to breaking in in the house. High quality locks should be used to ensure that the whole process of reinforcing doors a success.