We all love a good movie now and then – but sometimes they sacrifice accuracy for the sake of looking cool. When it comes to security, there are a lot of common mistakes shown; thankfully, this often just means that we’re safer in the real world! Here are a couple of the most common security myths from the screen…
Breaking Down Doors
The fact is, if you throw yourself shoulder-first at a locked door, you’re more likely to end up with a dislocated shoulder. Some shows accurately show the methods real-world police will use – a well-placed kick near to (not on) the lock, but even then, it requires a certain amount of training, physical ability and a door that isn’t particularly secure in the first place.
Guns aren’t usually a good replacement for keys, however. The chances of ricochet aside, the average handgun won’t have enough power to break a lock. Where electronic keys are concerned, damaging the interface is likely to do only that – without doing anything to the interface on the other side.
Here at Abacus Shutters, our security solutions are based firmly in the real world; whether you’re looking for security doors in London, fire shutters or even telescopic posts for your car park, we can offer high-quality products that give you real peace of mind. For more information, get in touch with us on 0845 644 1225.