Secured by Design

We’d all love the peace of mind of knowing that our home is completely safe and secure from intruders. However, to the more persistent burglar our homes can fall vulnerable, especially in areas that are hidden from view. At Hall's Windows one of the many reasons that we only install from the Elitis range is due to the leading standards in security that the collection offers to you, our customer. For extra secure windows and doors you can rest assured with the security provided by the Elitis ‘Secured by Design’ range. ‘Secured by Design’ is an approval scheme set up by the Association of Chief Police Officers and British Standards Institute. Choosing the ‘Secured by Design’ option for your windows and doors is your guarantee that they have been identified by the police as providing the ultimate in security.

Ask us about the ‘Secured by Design’ option for extra security in your home.

So in technical terms what does ‘Secured by Design’ actually mean? –Meeting this police approved standard requires: internally beaded windows, police preferred locks and hinges, 70mm deep PVCu profiles, 28mm double glazed units and fully welded frames. And what does that mean to you? -Choosing Elitis ‘Secured by Design’ products from Hall's Windows means that as your Elitis windows and doors leave the factory they will already adhere to the security requirements specified by the Association of Chief Police Officers, giving you the peace of mind of knowing that your home will be gaining added security, approved by the people that know best.

Extra Security in your home

If you’d like to contact us for details on the security of our windows and doors please feel free to get in touch and we’ll be more than happy to talk you through the safety features we offer.

Here at Hall's Windows we take pride in being able to offer you the following security features to provide you with added safety in your home:

  • Our windows are internally beaded, which means the glass can only be removed from inside the room and with special tools.
  • We can give you the option of having toughened safety glass installed in the vulnerable areas of your home which resist breakage, preventing jagged edges.
  • We can offer you the choice of laminated glazing which is held together with a security film that holds the glass together in one solid piece even when shattered.
  • Our windows are built with high quality, specially designed Elitis TSL locking mechanisms Click here to see the video and both sides of the frame are secured, as we fit anti-jemmy hinges as standard.
  • Our doors are installed with high security, anti-jemmy, anti-lift hinges which are designed to ensure that the door cannot be levered free on the opposite side.
  • Our doors are also internally beaded so that intruders cannot gain access by removing the beading from the outside. They also come with ‘Secured by Design’ door locks fitted as standard.
  • The Patio and French doors we offer are designed to withstand intrusion through positive, locking, anti-jemmy and anti-lift devices that come fitted as standard. These bolts are enclosed in ingenious steel keeps that make it virtually impossible to reach them with a jemmy or probe.
If you’d like to see a video of our standard Elitis TSL locking system in action just click here.

You’ll know that your getting authentic Elitis quality as each genuine Elitis TSL lock comes marked with the Elitis badge so don’t compromise for anything less!

At Hall's Windows we know that security and peace of mind are the most important things when it comes to our homes. We hope this information has given you a better understanding of how to achieve added security in your home. It would be a determined burglar indeed who managed to beat our standard security systems. And remember for the ultimate in security ask for the ‘Secured by Design’ specification.