UPVC Door Locks/ Mechanisms"Supplied and Fitted"By Portsmouth Locksmith.

 UPVC door Locks/Mechanisms                         Supplied and Fitted.                            Portsmouth Locksmith. 

UPVC door Locks/Mechanisms Supplied and Fitted.Your Portsmouth Locksmith.


  UPVC door Locks/Mechanisms Supplied and Fitted. Portsmouth Locksmith.

   Portsmouth locksmiths Lock-on Security for UPVC Door Locks. Locked out-Lost keys Phone me. 24 hour Locksmith Portsmouth.       UPVC Doors & windows will keep your home Secure & warm.If you begin to get any Problems with UPVC door Locking Mechanisms,do not start to force them open or closed. These Door locks will break when forced. UVPC doors will sometimes start to slip down causing the Lock to stick or not fully engage,,It is the hooks or bolts trying to engage but catching the Inner frame..

These problems can be fixed by your Locksmiths Portsmouth. No you do not need a Brand new front door. The door will need to made Square again with some Packing & Adjusting. If you do force the Handle to lock or unlock & the Mechanisms brakes, it can be replaced for you. 

Emergency Locksmith Portsmouth & Boarding repair service Portsmouth Locksmith- Lock-on Security offers UPVC Door Lock advice.                                                                                                  What is Lock snapping ? Standard Euro cylinders fitted into loads of UK homes have a Big weakness that can allow(Those that know) Very quick access to YOUR home, this can be done with simple DIY tools. These Facts have been known by locksmiths for some time.

  The weakness in UPVC Euro cyliniders has been known to the lock manufacturers for many years, a Locksmith went public with their Local press with the problem back in 2006 due to many occurrences with burglars using the simple technique.

    UPVC Lock Snapping has become the preferred method of attack against Uk homes. Recent BBC reports have highlighted a steady increase this is being used in burglaries  using this technique & Police crime statistics show that around 27% ofl all burglaries in some areas involved Lock Snapping.

                 WHAT IS THE PROBLEM ??

  The principle of Lock snapping is very Simple-apply some force to a Euro cylinder & it will snap at the fixing point. Once snapped they have Access to ALL the  Multi-point door controlling ALL of the Bolts & hooks & latches that Secure your door within a few seconds.          Thieves are taking advantage of  of this entry technique to gain entry to properties. They are often looking for quick access to your car keys.!!. Do not make it easy for them.

   This method has been known for many years but relevant bodies have  not been alerting the Public ,but Now due to the increase in this method being used  many Police Forces, Standard agencies are now making  all the public  fully AWARE.

   The Simple solution is lock manufactures have now developed a few designs of "Snap resistant Euro cylinders" At Lock-on Security your Locksmiths for Portsmouth Postcodes.  I engcourage the fitting of these more secure Euro cylinders.  (in my opinion)some of the best Snap resistant locks at a affordable prices with peace of mind, which means secure doors & piece of mind without braking the bank. Contact me, Portsmouth Locksmith  service to discuss any concerns you may have with your Home/Properties Security.

  If you install high security locks how sure are you that they would withstand the most common method of attack "Lock Snapping"? Are you aware that even if a lock has a anti-snap line it does not mean that it is guaranteed to break off at the line to stop entry, in the vast majority of cases it still snaps in the middle. And even if the sacrificial section is removed, it can still be attacked again to gain entry. New standards are now in place to test a euro cylinders strength and resilience against lock snapping attacks. The new British standard awards a 3 star rating if the lock has resisted a lock snapping attack and a 1 star rating means that it would also require a 2 star rated security handle to offer sufficient security against a snapping attack. The significance of this is that a one star rated lock has not actually passed any snapping tests and might offer no more protection than a standard euro cylinder against lock snapping!

  Generally locksmiths are required to repair, adjust, and install locks. They make keys and modify lock combinations. The professional locksmith works on institutional, commercial, automotive, and residential locks. In some cases, locksmiths install and carry out maintenance on advanced security systems. Their tasks may vary depending on the specific industry they work in.
A locksmith can help homeowners to make their houses safer by providing and installing various high-security systems. They can provide keyless locks, deadlocks, key control systems, and window bars that are designed to enhance home safety.               
  Locksmiths are also trained to repair, adjust, and replace defective or damaged elements in exit or entry doors. Some of the components that they work on include hinges, door closers, and electric release systems.  In some cases, it may be necessary to replace an entire door if repairs are not sufficient to solve the problem.

Moving Home

  If you are moving into a new apartment or house and you are concerned about security, a locksmith can change your lock key combinations.  This allows you to get a new set of keys without replacing existing locks, allowing you to make savings. They do this by placing new pins inside the locks.
For industries, institutions, and governments that are particularly concerned about security, locksmiths can design intricate master key system to make it difficult for unauthorised individuals to gain access to certain areas.


  A shop locksmith adjusts and services key machines. They also repair and re-key locks. If you have lost your keys, a locksmith can make new ones for you. They can also make it possible for you to access your home, office or car if you are locked out. A locksmith in Portsmouth & Southsea is trained to open lock cylinders even when you do not have your keys.


  A mobile locksmith carries out repairs in the field.  They are trained to access door locks using lock picks.  You can contact them if you lose your car keys.  This type of locksmith will also install emergency exit components, door closers, and locks. In addition, they re-align your doors and replace hinges.


  If you have a vault or safe, a locksmith can change combinations to improve security and carry out regular maintenance to ensure they function as required. A locksmith who specialises in vaults and safes usually has additional training to ensure they carry out their duties in a safe manner.
    A locksmith is required to inspect the work that has been carried out by contractors to ensure that the locks that have been installed conform with safety and building regulations and codes.
They also offer cost estimates and the materials that are required for the job before they start a project.


 A locksmith is supposed to respond to emergency and routine service and repair calls from clients. As part of their job, locksmiths recommend suitable locking and security systems for clients. They can recommend the use of window and door locks, closed-circuit television (CCTV), alarms, strong rooms, and safes depending on the client’s security needs. Locksmiths also test security systems and locks that they install to ensure they are working properly.

Some Locks Are Easily Forced Open. We all like to think that our door is nice and secure with that multi-point locking system. If it locks in six different places, no one could force their way through, right? But the trouble is if the door is not fitted right or if its sash is not made properly, you can pop open one of these locks in less than 10 seconds.

(This is not the case with all locks. The locks with hooks or shoot bolts built in can not be popped open and if you are thinking of getting a new door, make sure you have ether the hook or shoot bolts in your lock.)







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