Safety and Burglar resistance
In Germany, a break-in is carried out every three to five minutes. Damage to property, petty larceny, as far as aggravated robbery represent not only a financial damage of hundreds of billions, but leave the parties concerned mostly with a feeling of insecurity, vulnerability as far as severe psychological damages. No wonder that tentants as well as owners emphasize optimum safety within one's own four walls.
However: How does one protect himself and his property most effectively?
The additional function of a window (good hardware, safety lock, glass, etc.) gain in importance the interest of owners and tentants planning to improve the security of their property. In general, the complete ‘safety chain’ has to be closed in constructions of burglar-inhibiting windows. That means, from wall connection to material and rebate design, suitable hardware selection and fixing to used glazing, every detail has to be matched with the requirements of the burglar resistance.
The criminal police offers free counselling as well as a listing of qualified and certificated provider of burglar-inhibiting windows (KPK-lists) (German only). Moreover, the Programme Police Crime Prevention with more hints and tips on burglary resistance.
Information on further topics for windows and doors can be found at consumer information (ifz-infos).
Television contributions on the subject assisted by ift Rosenheim
Articles regarding Safety and Burglary resistance
|ifz info EI-03/2 "My home is my castle"|
|ifz info EI-04/1 "Mechanische Nachrüstung an Fenstern und Fenstertüren"|
|ifz info EI-05/2 "Einbruchhemmung an Fenstern"|
|Mechanische Einbruchhemmung – Nachrüstung|
- K-EINBRUCH - Programm Polizeiliche Kriminalprävention
- KPK-Listen - "Herstellerverzeichnisse" über geprüfte und zertifizierte einbruchhemmende Produkte
- Kostenloses Ebook zum Thema Einbruchschutz und Prävention "Ein sicheres Zuhause - auf dem Weg zum optimalen Einbruchschutz"
- BR-Beitrag zum Thema Einbruchschutz - Fensterbau Frontale-Messe in Nürnberg
- Fachabschluss „ift-Sicherheitsexperte für Einbruchschutz“
- ift-Expertentag Sicherheit 2017