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Happy New Year and lets make sure it is a happy one!

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019

Home security advice, locksmiths manchesterMany UK homeowners do not realise that failing to include locks which meet British Standards can invalidate an insurance policy. Insurance companies will ask for details about types of locking systems on all external doors and all downstairs windows.

Do you know what type of lock you have? Have you just assumed the previous owners of your home will have known? Perhaps the locks installed at the time have never been updated to comply with the updated standards?

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Don`t forget to make sure your garage and sheds are secure

Wednesday, December 5th, 2018

Garage door lockQuite often outbuildings including garages and sheds are over looked from a security point of view, also when we move into a new home we often receive spare keys for the house but frequently not the external buildings.

We are frequently called to change the locks of a property by a new owner who has been advised to do so as it is unknown who still has a key to the property. If this does not include the outbuildings we will always enquire regarding the secuirty status of any other buildings on the property.

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Are your locks as safe as you think they are?

Wednesday, October 24th, 2018

cylinder lockWe were recently called to change a euro cylinder lock in a front door in a property in Culcheth.

In 90% of uPVC doors, there is a Eurocylinderlock, these have been found to have design faults and therefore need changing. The design faults have led to a weakness within the cylinder which has led to them becoming more likely to snap rendering the lock ineffective.

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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…)

Avoid spring-time theft

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Home security, Hale, Altrincham, Sale, StockportRecent crime analysis has revealed there is a distinct spike in shed and garage break-ins during the spring months. It is highly recommended, homeowners do not fail to address security in these areas in addition to their homes.

A staggering 36,000 households in the UK in 2016 fell victim to burglary with a concerning just over half, involving garden shed and garages.

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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…

A week of sticking gearboxes…

A bit like the arrival of red buses all at once, the last few days have seen us tackle a Read the full article…

 

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