ADD TO EXISTING DEADBOLTS " Stop Lock Bumping "
ADD TO EXISTING DEADBOLTS " Stop Lock Bumping " This easy to install device can be added to deadbolts to stop lock bumping. simply stick or screw this device to your door and stop deadbolt entry with a key or lock bumping device. ave you ever read or heard of a home invasion or burglary that indicated "no signs of forced entry" and thought 'how did that happen?' Well there are lots of ways this can happen. However, did you know that only 6.5% are considered as "attempted forcible entries"? This means that only 6.5% of the time did the bad guy try to gain entry and NOT succeed. It also means that that the balance, or 93.5%, of entries are successful and either categorized as an (achieved) "forcible entry" or "unlawful entry". Unlawful entry typically results in 'no signs of forced entry' or NSOFE! To understand how to combat this we first have to understand trends, tendencies and have some basic understandings. A rule of thumb is realizing the 80/20 rule applies in many things, including home safety. In layman's terms this means focusing on the 'small things' will solve 'big problems'. At Lock Jaw Security, we focused on the 93.5% of 'forcible - and - unlawful entries'. The facts are that 1 out of 3 entries are made via the front door (compared to 9% via the garage door). Almost 1 out of 4 entries are made via the back door. Less than 2% entered anywhere on the second floor of a dwelling. Common sense statistics, therefore, tell us to "secure your door"! Here are methods, old and new, used that result in NSOFE: 1. Not locking the door. 2. Hiding a key (bad idea!) - Unauthorized use of the actual key. 3. Picking the locks. 4. Bumping the locks. 5. Drilling the locks. 6. Simply using a different key??? (watch this video) ________________________________________ 1. The first step is to "harden the target" or make your home more difficult to enter. Remember, the burglar will simply bypass your home if it requires too much effort or requires more skill and tools than he possesses. Most burglars enter via the front, back, or garage doors. Experienced burglars know that the garage door is usually the weakest point of entry followed by the back door. The garage and back doors also provide the most cover. Burglars know to look inside your car for keys and other valuables so keep it locked, even when parked inside your garage. 2. Use high quality Grade-1 or Grade-2 locks on exterior doors to resist twisting, prying, and lock-picking attempts. A quality deadbolt lock will have a beveled casing to inhibit the use of channel-lock pliers used to shear off lock cylinder pins. A quality door knob-in-lock set will have a 'dead latch' mechanism to prevent slipping the lock with a shim or credit card. Use a solid core or metal door for all entrance points Use a quality, heavy-duty, deadbolt lock with a one-inch throw bolt Use a quality, heavy-duty, knob-in-lock set with a dead-latch mechanism Use a heavy-duty, four-screw, strike plate with 3-inch screws to penetrate into a wooden door frame Additionally, according to a very popular and well searched website regarding overall security, the following excerpt is provided: Tip! - As well as locking something, you must also protect the lock and its components. Reason: Many home door locks can be quickly bypassed with a knife or screwdriver slid in the gap between door and frame. After that the criminal can easily work the tongue of most locks out of the door frame. Lock Jaw? security is the best non-electronic security device developed in years and helps prevent unwanted entry into any residence. It works with all major brand residential single cylinder deadbolt locks. The fact is many are saying that Lock Jaw? will replace all door chains, sliding door guards, etc. as the security product of choice for years to come. Innovative and simple, Lock Jaw? provides real solutions! Accordingly to the U.S. Department of Justice Sourcebook: 38.9% of completed or attempted ?crimes of violence? occurred at home. 51.8% of robberies occurred at home and resulted in injury. According to a national insurance company, 2/3rds of all illegal entries are a result of the following: lock picking, copy of key, prying, spreading door frame and hammering. Lock Jaw? prevents all of these. NO other product can make this claim. Lock Jaw? FAQs: 1. Who needs Lock Jaw?? Anyone who is wants to feel more safe and secure. Lock Jaw? is the only cost effective device specifically designed to prevent unauthorized entry (such as picking) even with a key or ?bump key?. Those living in apartments, dorm rooms, rental properties or single family homes should use Lock Jaw?. 2. Can I still escape quickly? Yes. In about 2 seconds you can disengage Lock Jaw?. In case of a fire, you don?t need to hunt for a key as you would with a double cylinder deadbolt, or worry about trying to use the key. Therefore Lock Jaw? is more useful and purposeful than a double cylinder deadbolt. 3. Are there any children and senior safety features? Yes. It is an excellent security device for keeping small children (toddlers) inside the residence. Older children (elementary age) can operate Lock Jaw?. 4. Will it work on my deadbolt? Virtually every single cylinder deadbolt can be protected. Lock Jaw? is designed to work with the thumb latch regardless of its orientation. Works equally well with 12/6, 10/2 or 9/3 thumb latch configurations. [diagram] 5. Why does it work better than chain latches, door guards or barrel bolts? ALL of these products attach to the door and the door trim with rather small screws. Relatively little force is required to defeat these items by the screws being pushed out of the door trim. Lock Jaw? is different. Deadbolts are designed to extend into the door framing, which is many times stronger than trim work. Lock Jaw? prevents retraction of the (dead) bolt and would require enough force to destroy the framework to defeat it. 6. Is it hard to install? Not at all. Lock Jaw? installs with two screws (supplied) to the door only. No cutting of trim or template necessary. You can even use temporary methods such as double-sided tape and hook-and-loop to install Lock Jaw?, which allows Lock Jaw? to be portable. 7. Is it difficult to operate? Absolutely not! Even if you use a wheel chair, use any walking assistance device or have moderate arthritis anyone can operate Lock Jaw?. Note: most security devices designed to keep small children inside or make entry more difficult attach at the top of a door, which prevents many adults from easily reaching. Lock Jaw? attaches directly above the deadbolt. If you can reach your deadbolt you can reach Lock Jaw?. 8. What is it made of? High grade alloy (also used in aircraft structures) with a titanium polished brass plating and protected coating. IF, someone was trying to pick, bump or even had an unauthorized key?the key would fail long before Lock Jaw? would fail. Why, the transfer of energy generated from the forces is absorbed through Lock Jaw?s? bolt to its housing. 9. How does it operate? Once installed, simply loosen the (knurled) pin lock. Lock Jaw?s? bolt will automatically ? gravity - drop into place. Tighten the pin and you are done. Loosen the bolt pin and slide up / tighten pin to disengage. Security at your finger tips?literally! 10. Will I accidentally lock myself out of my house, apartment, dorm room, etc? Thousands of test conducted by slamming a door at abnormal forces never resulted in Lock Jaw? accidentally deploying. Lock Jaw?s? lock pin is designed to apply opposing forces between the bolt and housing, which doubles resistance. When you tighten the pin, you cannot even push the bolt down. Conversely, when Lock Jaw? is engaged and the pin is tightened you cannot push it up ? which is why and how it keeps small children in! 11. How much does it cost? Suggested retail prices are determined by the retailers and our business partners. We do not pretend to know every market and therefore we leave this to them. Our internet sales have been brisk and increasing at an initial price of $24.95 plus shipping and handling. Sales have occurred in all states. 12. Who knows about it? Network news (NBC, ABC and CBS) across the country has featured Lock Jaw? as the affordable solution to lock bumping. More have been scheduled. HGTV featured Lock Jaw? at the National Hardware Show in May - with airing scheduled for September 2007. QVC is featuring during Secure Your Home special in June 2007. Sales have occurred in every state. 13. Will it match the finish of my current door hardware? Polished brass is the most common color of deadbolts and hardware in both existing and new homes by over 85%, which is why we wanted the introduction of Lock Jaw? to be brass. Now, it is also plated in nickel and black chromium finishes. Black chromium is the latest in hardware finishes and is not only very attractive but also very durable ? it compliments pewter nicely.