Doctor Lock Locksmiths

Browsing Archive: September, 2012

Are your locks up to standard?

Posted by Kevin Readman on Friday, September 21, 2012, In : Security 

We were recently called out by a customer who had lost their keys. When we got to the property it was a very nice period property with a beautiful wooden door with stained glass panels. The lock keeping it closed turned out to be a 2 lever mortice lock. This did mean that getting the door open was quick. The customer agreed that they should have a new lock fitted as their insurance policy was invalid due to the lock not meeting the relevant British Standard. If your house has a wooden door th...


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Patio door locks - different problems.

Posted by Kevin Readman on Thursday, September 13, 2012, In : Patio doors 

Over the last couple of weeks Doctor Lock Locksmiths have been to three patio doors where the lock would not lock properly. In one of these cases the solution was simply to adjust the screws on the frame so that the lock could engage correctly. In one of the other jobs some furniture had been taken through the doorway by a (rather careless) removal company and the door had become misaligned, the frame had also been bent. Again this could be solved fairly quickly. The third job was a little mo...


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