When selecting a cylinder rim lock, it is important that you choose the right lock for your particular need and application.
For glazed doors, or for doors with a glass surround, it is important that the lock has a lockable handle. This will prevent entry should a burglar break the glass, reach in and try to release the lock.
For improved security, it is advised that mortice locks are also fitted in order to supplement the cylinder rim lock. This is especially important on front doors.