How secure are deadbolt locks?

Hi, I’m thinking of having a new lock installed on a door in my property. I’d like to know how secure deadbolt locks are? Thanks.

Asked by Cheryl on 3rd May 2022
Expert Trade Answers
Best Answer
"Bs 5lever 3621 mortice locks are insurance approved"
Answered on 3rd May 2022 - Member since Jan 2020 - report
Answered on 3rd May 2022 - Member since Aug 2019 - report
"If you buy a quality anti-pick anti-drill deadlock then these are an excellent option."
Answered on 3rd May 2022 - Member since Feb 2022 - report
"It is recommended to fit a 5 Lever BS3621 Insurance Approved Deadlock on your front door as the lock has a antidrill plate and antisaw bolt."
Answered on 19th May 2022 - Member since Dec 2018 - report
"As long as it’s a British standard deadlock conforming to BS 3621 this is insurance approved."
Answered on 3rd May 2022 - Member since Nov 2019 - report
Find Tradespeople, compare up to 3 quotes!
It's FREE and there are no obligations
Ask a Trade
Got a question that only a tradesperson can answer? We have thousands of trades ready to answer any question you may have.
Ask your question
Ask a Trade

Are you looking for advice on a DIY project or have a question for our tradespeople?

We'll email your question to tradespeople who are skilled in your chosen category.

Your question will be made public - please do not include any personal details.

{{ first(ask.errors)[0] }}

By continuing you agree to the Community Guidelines.

Report Content

{{ first(reportForm.errors) }}

Thank you

Your report has been created and will be investigated shortly.

Ready to get a price for your home improvement project?
Get started

Over 1 million homeowners and over 50,000 tradespeople
use MyJobQuote nationwide each year