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Would you recognise a mortice lock?

Friday, February 1st, 2019

mortice locks, warrington, Culcheth, Glazebrook, ManchesterWhat is a mortice lock? Many people would not be able to identify what type of lock they had in their door, relying instead on previous owners of the property, landlords etc. to have ensured the correct most affective lock has been installed.

This is not surprising as, if you have not been trained or are not interested in the variations of locks available then these things might pass you by! However you do need to know what type of lock you have if you want to be fully secure and covered by your home insurance company.


Don’t wait until it becomes an emergency…

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

Lock replacement, Warrington ManchesterWhen did you last review your locking systems? Has your front door been tricky to open for a while? Do you have to have a certain knack to using the key to gain entry? Do other members of the family find it difficult to use their keys? Don`t wait until it becomes an emergency, contact us and arrange for us to visit at a time convenient to you.

There are a number of reasons why locks break, sheer wear and tear is one of the most common reasons. If the lock is old and has a high level of activity i.e. multiple owners of keys, multiple people using the door each day the locking mechanism will cease to function correctly rendering the lock redundant. (more…)

How Safe Is Your Home?

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

what are anti snap cylinder locksDoor cylinder snapping & bumping is on the rise.

The type of lock found in 90% pvcu and upvc doors is called a Euro cylinder lock.


What is on your to do list in 2017?

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

The New Year often brings a renewed vigour to many with positive intensions, whether that is regarding organisation, efficiency, maintenance or plans for the future. These plans frequently begin with including a list of previously identified jobs which have yet to be actioned!

Property maintenance is always high on peoples list of priorities, although addressing security is often not given the importance it deserves. Property owners offer wait until an issue or event prompts a reaction.


More burglars now using a key to gain entry to your property!

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

lock replacement serviceAre you always losing your keys so have to put them in a place which is convenient and easy to find?

Do you leave a spare key under the mat, plant pot, garden ornament, inside a wellie, wheelie bin, under the back tire of your car?


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Why you should be fitting anti-snap locks today.

Whilst we don’t want to worry you, Home Office statistics state that people who have just moved home are nearly Read the full article…

The Importance of British Standard locks.

We are often asked about insurance requirements for external doors and we are always keen to stress the importance of Read the full article…

Make sure you are covered by insurance

Recently we went out to change the locks on a door after customer had just moved in to the property Read the full article…


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supra key safePolice accredited key safe

Cost supplied and installed £125.00 inc VAT The supra c500 coded key safe is the original police accredited key safe. Hold up to 6 keys. Two industry accreditations Secured by Design and LPCB. No need for multiple sets of keys and allows emergency access by trusted people.

We offer all types of security services including repair and installation of window and door locks, alarm installation and CCTV installs servicing Warrington, Manchester, Altrincham, Lymm, Timperley, Cheshire, Eccles, Stretford, Sale, Irlam, Cadishead, Urmston, Partington, Stockport, Wilmslow, Knutsford, Northwich, Liverpool, Wirral, Runcorn, St Helens and surrounding areas.

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