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I accidentally locked myself out of my house on a Friday evening.  A kind neighbor called Top At Locksmith  LLC they were able to respond within a few hours.  The technician was professional and proficient and had the door open within a matter of minutes. Thanks  for saving  me

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Sep 11 2018

Deadbolt Types and Benefits 

Deadbolts are useful in so many ways and you can even see them in movies, perhaps the deadbolt is that part of the lock that makes it difficult for killers to gain access into homes.  A deadbolt can be referred to as the bolt lock that operates with an independent spring action and still works with a key or knob. Deadbolts cannot be badgered into and can only be opened through a designated knob or key. Top Atlanta Locksmith offers the most reliable and efficient deadbolts for high-security purposes. 

What is the type of deadbolts you can consider

There are basically three types of deadbolts, these are;

  • Keyless Cylinder Deadbolt, 
  • Double Cylinder Deadbolt, and
  • Single Cylinder Deadbolt. 

The Keyless Cylinder Deadbolt does not come with any requirement for the designated key. Opening and closing this type of deadbolt works through fingerprint scanning or with the aid of a password. You can also lock this bolt through a knob or a button.

The Double cylinder deadbolt is a special type of bolt that is operated by a key on either side. You should consider this deadbolt especially when the lock is located on a glass door. The problem with this type of bolt is that it is not convenient on an escape or exit door. 

The single cylinder deadbolt is the simplest type of deadbolt you can find around. It can be opened with the aid of a key on one side, and via a thumb piece from the inside. The single cylinder deadbolt is most suitable for the non-glass doors. 

What to look out for in a deadbolt

A deadbolt must be made of sturdy steel and must be at least an inch thick. The tapering of the cylindrical locks must be accurate and must not spin too fast that it can’t be gripped by a plier. The screws must be made of hardened steel and must not be exposed. The connecting screws in a deadbolt must be durable enough to pierce through solid metal shocks. You may want to contact Top Atlanta Locksmith for more information on requirements for the most ideal deadbolt. 

Reasons why you should consider installing a deadbolt

If you are unsure of installing a deadbolt, you should probably consider its advantages and then contact Top Atlanta Locksmith for its installation.

The deadbolt is the only locking system that prevents a door from a forceful entry. Many standard locks can be opened with the use of a knife or crowbar, even a bobby pin can be used to pick such standard locks. The spring action inside the operation of standard locks makes it easier for them to be picked with the use of certain sharp objects. The absence of spring systems inside deadbolts makes it more difficult for intruders to break them through forceful actions. It takes a very long time for deadbolts to be broken, hence an intruder may be impatient an abandon such mission. If you are convinced that you need a deadbolt due to its numerous advantages, then you should contact Top Atlanta Locksmith as soon as possible.