When burglars break in through a window, as opposed to a door, it can be quite obvious. The sound of breaking glass is noisy and can alarm you, as well as others who may be nearby. But whether you live in a multi-level or single-floor home or are just going on a vacation, windows make your home vulnerable to intruders. It is, therefore, important to learn about the safety features that your windows provide, as well as other ways to ensure window security at home.
Home Security of About.com features an article about securing your windows. Highlights include the types of windows available, such as double-hung, casement, and awning windows; the types of window locks available, including hook-style locks; as well as additional security devices, such as alarm systems and bars.
Read all the details here.