Domestic Locks Jargon Explained

Domestic Locks Jargon Explained

At Lock Solutions we know the best domestic locks you should have fitted.

Sometimes in a locksmith emergency it can help us if our customers cam explain to us what type of domestic locks they have fitted.

This guide will help home owners learn what domestic locks they have fitted in their properties, just in case the emergency situation should arise.

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Emergency Locksmith Helps To Prevent Burglary

Emergency Locksmith Helps To Prevent Burglary

Wayne From Lock Solutions always likes to help prevent his customers from becoming victims of burglary, so he has provided a guide on how to improve security to your property. To help avoid the need for an emergency locksmith it’s important to make sure we are prepared for any eventuality by reviewing your homes and bringing your security up to scratch.

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Locking UPVC-Composite Doors

Locking UPVC-Composite Doors

Recently Lock Solutions have had customers requesting our emergency locksmith service and found that the locking mechanism has failed on either their front or rear doors. This is common on locking UPVC-Composite doors and typical examples result in the handle spinning round and round and nothing happens to the lock. You can lift the handle but the key won’t turn all the way or the handle lifts up but the locking units don’t engage.

With all this in mind we thought it would be a good idea to give you some useful tips. It’s best to imagine you only having one hand when operating the door so in order to lock the door you would firstly lift the handle and after letting it go back to the horizontal position then turn the key.

If you need to keep pressure on the handle and forcing it up in order to be able to turn the key then there is a problem with the lock that can be rectified. If you leave it then you will end up breaking the lock inside the door which will be more expensive.

Unlocking is basically the reverse of locking, in which you would turn the key first and then push the handle down. If you’re standing outside the door you may have to turn the key another quarter of a turn to retract the latch for the door to open.

If you have any problems doing this it is important to have this rectified as soon as possible before any expensive damage occurs. If you are unable to turn the key without forcing the handle up at the same time or you have noticed something isn’t right then please make use of our 24 Hour Emergency Locksmith service and call on 07711 906667 so we can make an appointment to visit and rectify the situation for you.


Heists Around The World

Heists Around The World

We here at Lock Solutions have decided to make an interesting infographic that looks into various kinds of heist. A heist, by definition, is a robbery of some kind; but not many of the people who attempt them get away scot free. In fact, many end up serving several years is prison. The heists we’re looking at range from bank heists, jewellery heists and even LEGO heists… read on to find out more.

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Happy New Year To All Our Customers – Emergency Locksmith service in Reading

Happy New Year

Emergency Locksmith service in Reading

We would like to wish all our customers past, present and future a very happy new year.

We look forward to providing you with a professional Emergency Locksmith service in Reading And Bracknell and other areas in Hampshire and Berkshire.

Lock Solutions have been providing professional locksmith services since February 2006. It was created and founded by Wayne Colvin, a prominent member of the British Locksmiths & Key Cutters Association. Our excellent customer service is like no other, we offer fast 24 hour emergency locksmith services with absolutely no callout charge. We’re the best 24 hour locksmith in Reading, and the surrounding areas, and we aim to stay that way. Locksmiths are a lifeline, we’re the light at the end of the tunnel for some home and business owners.

This is why we make sure we can get to you ASAP, no long and horrible waits.

Looking for a residential or commercial locksmith in Reading? We can help you with your home or your business premises no matter what time of day it is. Looking for key cutters or lock replacement in Reading? We cut various kinds of keys, big and small, and we also replace faulty or broken locks for various buildings. Looking for a car locksmith in Reading? We can help you to gain access to your car without breaking any glass, safely and professionally.

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