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Cutting Keys To Period Locks

Spent a satisfying 4 hours in the workshop cutting keys to period locks by hand where the customer had no keys. After an additional servicing the locks work very smoothly.

Traditional locksmithing skills are one of our specialities, contact us

Door And Window Security – Week 2 NHSM

UPVC or composite doors older than 15 years could be at risk of cylinder snapping.  Upgrade to one specifically designed to prevent this method of attack.

External timber doors should be secured using a mortice lock or  nightlatch that meets BS3621.

All windows should be fitted with at least 1 appropriate lock.

Stay secure – lock all doors and windows when you leave your home, 73% of burglars gain entry via a door.

How many people have keys to your home? If you’ve recently moved house it’s advisable to change the locks, you never know who may have a copy of your keys.

The MLA also has more great advice on the link below:

http://www.locksmiths.co.uk/news/4-basic-door-window-security-tips/

For a free survey of your home and quotation Contact us for an appointment.

 

 

Security Keys

Do you know exactly who has keys to your property?

We have just had someone on the phone trying to get an URGENT copy of one of our Registered Security Keys, the blanks are not commercially available.

With the key number we can quickly check our records, we discovered that it wasn’t to registered to them, they claimed to be a neighbour feeding the cat!!  Once challenged the urgency for the key disappeared along with the enquirer.

If you would like control of your keys Contact us for further information and advice.