A third of burglars get in through a window. Window locks that can easily be seen from outside may put some thieves off because the thief would have to break the glass and risk attracting attention. Even if they do break the window, they still can’t open it which is a very good Reading security tip. Instead, they risk cutting themselves climbing through the broken glass. Window locks are fairly inexpensive, Lock Solutions can fit key-operated locks to fit most kinds of windows. You may need more than one window lock, depending on the size of the opening you need to secure. Window locks with keys should be fitted to all downstairs windows and windows that are easy to reach – for example, those above a flat roof or near a drainpipe. Even small windows, such as skylights, or bathroom fanlights, need locks. A thief can get through any gap that is larger than a human head.