If you are thinking about to change or replace door locks (or window locks) at your house/villa/holiday home/apartment/flat/bungalow or new business premises then M.S. LOCKSMITH LTD will be able to assist you in fitting a replacement lock. Should you have moved in a new home the first thing you should do is change your door locks. You may also want to upgrade your locks to comply with insurance policies or need to replace the locks due to damage.
Changing & replacing door locks – Common reasons For This
- Moved into a new home/flat/apartment or changed business address and need to retain key authority.
- Locks require upgrades for insurance reasons or for peace of mind.
- Lost key or someone has a key that should not.
- Lock is beginning to be unreliable and can be difficult to operate. (Usually worn or faulty.)
- Mortice deadlock as an additional security lock. A deadlock doesn’t have a handle and is always operated by a key
Mortice Lock operated by a european profile Cylinder
This type of lock is extremely popular and can be found on many different types of door locks and security applications.
Cylinder is found on:
- Wooden front and back doors
- Aluminium front and back doors
- Shop glass doors
- Aluminium shop front doors
- Timber multipoint door locks
- Apartment doors
European profile Cylinders come in an array of sizes and security levels and different finishes to suit application and hardware fitted or required.
European profile Cylinder locks advantages :
They sometimes have a thumbturn on the inside so exiting the property in an emergency is easy and can be done without a key.
These locks can also be keyed alike (1 key works all locks if required.)
If you have sliding aluminium doors or windows then a lockable centre bolt is necessary top & bottom even.
Window central push bolts keyed alike
If you have sliding aluminium, wooden or even UPVC windows and patios then a lockable push bolt by Yale in the centre of the frame profile is a must.
Can I Fit The Lock Myself?
Fitting and changing any type of lock yourself is a risky thing to do, especially as you could inadvertently be putting your property at the risk of burglary if you fit the wrong lock or fit the right lock incorrectly.
There are many different sizes of locks, fitting an incorrectly sized european profile Cylinder can lead to lock snapping.