Security is an ever present problem these days and this may be at the top of the list for your customers. It is not a matter of people being frightened that their home is going to be broken into because statistics still show that it is unlikely. However, clearly there are opportunists that if they see a house that seems to be empty yet a window looks ajar will take their opportunity to break in.
It is common sense for your customers will want to secure their homes, and arguably the windows are the most obvious way for a thief to get access. There is no doubt that the better the security provision you can provide them the less likely it is they will need to make a claim and hence the more competitive their insurance will be each year.
Sierra windows, use the best quality locks with a modern frame, this is certainly something worth finding out more about. As experienced manufacturers we have built up a reputation for quality that you can shout about to your customers. Using a shootbolt locking system with features such as mushroom-headed espagnolettes, robust zinc alloy strikers, manufactured and tested to British Standards Pas 24 and secure by design options available. Locks can actually be concealed within the window so that when locked, the frame and the window simply cannot be opened by means of accessing the lock to break it. You can not only upgrade the security of a home but also add to the look and energy efficiency of a home.
Letting your customers know that there is minimal disruption in changing windows, especially when using an experienced installation company that can support them with a quotation for exactly what they want, a delivery date and information on the time it will take to do the job. They may have particular ideas about what they want and their requirements will be satisfied if they use a specialist.
Giving your customer choice on hardware is important; such as locking and non-locking handles, available in a variety of finishes, with all of our hardware meeting the requirements of BS7412. We also have cranked and inline handles available in variety of finishes, so ensure the choices are presented at the quoting stage.
For more information on any of the Security aspects of windows get in touch and we will happily ensure that yours and your customers’ requirements are met.Back to News