Residential Locksmiths | North London
Upgrade Security to Prevent Burglary
If you have found yourself in an unfortunate position after being burgled, our fully qualified residential locksmiths can be with you in 30 minutes and carry out a repair service on any door or window that has been affected. You may wish to increase your security as your doors/windows may have been damaged. We also recommend that you change and upgrade your security when moving home, as you never know who may have a key for your new property. All our residential locksmiths are vetted by the Master Locksmiths Association (MLA)
Security upgrades available to our customers are:
- Replacing Door Locks to comply with British Standard Regulations (BS 3621)
- Fitting Key Operated Locks to Windows
- Fitting London Bars
- Fitting Locking Bolts to Patio Doors / French Doors / UPVC Doors
- Fitting Locking Bolts to Aluminium Bi-fold Doors
- Fitting Sash Locks to Wooden Windows
- Fitting Door Viewers / Door Chains
- Fitting / Adjusting Letterboxes to ensure they pose no security risk
Always ensure your property is not vulnerable to burglaries! Checking access to your garden is as important as the ensuring access to your home is secure. If in doubt ask our residential locksmith.
Free Burglary Prevention Survey
One of our residential locksmiths can attend your property to give you FREE advice on the current security in your home. The locksmith will then provide you with a written, no obligation home security upgrade plan which will include the prices that we charge.
If you would like us to attend your property and carry out a burglary prevention survey.
Call Us: 0800-808-5757
We audit, supply and fit all home security products
Our North London Residential Locksmiths supply and fit all of the products listed below which can help to prevent burglaries and forced entries. Call us on 020 8361 1400 to find out more. All products should be fitted by a qualified and experienced locksmith.
A metal bar which is fitted to the inside of any wooden door to strengthen and reinforce the door which can prevent a forced entry to your home or premises.
Similar to the London Bar, a Birmingham bar is also fitted to wooden doors to strengthen the door as drilling holes in the wood to fit locks, does, in fact, weaken the door.
Both the London and Birmingham Bars are strongly advised by the Metropolitan Police after a burglary has taken place. Be one step ahead – get yours fitted now!
Key lockable Window locks are another great way to increase the security of your property. They are usually required for home insurance purposes on the ground floor of properties/premises. Make sure you are compliant.
PIR security lights (Motion sensor light)
Security lights are a great way to deter would-be burglars. The light can be fitted in your front, back garden, inside alleys, private car parks etc. and will light up when motion is detected. All of our lights are fitted by qualified, experienced electricians.
Reinforced metal hinge bolts are fitted to the hinges of wooden doors to reinforce the door and automatically operate once the door is closed. These bolts are sold in pairs and are recommended for all exit doors.
Lock guards/frame reinforcements
Lock guards and frame reinforcements are another tool to strengthen and reinforce doors from potential ‘kick-in’ burglaries.
Door chains /door restrictors & door viewers
When there is a knock at your door, most people automatically open the door without knowing who it is. By fitting a door viewer, you have a few moments to check who is on the other side of the door. If you do not know the person, by fitting a door chain or restrictor, you can partially open the door without leaving yourself vulnerable.
These restrictors work in the same way as door restrictors and can be fitted to any type of window to give added security to your home or premises.
Dummy CCTV boxes/dummy alarm boxes
Dummy alarm boxes are fitted to external walls of your property or premise, the box has a flashing LED light and a phone number printed on the box which is operational. Dummy CCTV cameras are of great security benefit giving the illusion there is CCTV in operation around your property/premises.
Prikka strip/wall strikes
Prikka strip is an external anti-burglary tool which can be fitted securely to the top of gates, fences or walls that can prevent a burglary trying to get into your property or premises. Ask your emergency locksmiths
Double Glazing Specialists
North London Residential Locksmiths specialise in repairing damaged double glazing doors and windows, also known as UPVC.
Our North London Residential Locksmiths specialise in the repairing or replacing the following on all double glazed doors and windows:
- broken and misted units
Our specialist UPVC locksmith can also increase the security of your double glazed doors and windows by adding extra security including door mounted bolts.
UPVC (Multi-Point) Lock Specialists
UPVC locks are found on PVC, aluminium, wood and composite doors and windows.
UPVC locks are also commonly known as Multi-point locks.
Our North London Residential Locksmiths offer the following UPVC lock services:
- UPVC window and door locks repaired
- UPVC window and door locks replaced
- Increase the security of your UPVC doors and windows
- Offer UPVC door accessories, i.e. spy holes / snap locks
- Adjusting the door if it is not closing/locking correctly
- Fitting higher security cylinders
- Supply and fit UPVC compatible furniture, i.e. handles, hinges, letterboxes
Some commonly found faults that may occur on your UPVC locks are as follows:
- You are unable to lock the door when the handle is lifted
- You are unable to remove the key from the lock
- You are unable to lock the door
- The door will not latch onto the frame
- The door will not open as the handle is faulty
Insurance Company requirements
Insurance companies require all entry & exit doors to your property to have a British Standard lock or a key operated multi-point locking system. All ground floor & accessible windows also need a key operated lock.
One of our expertly trained emergency locksmiths can provide you with a FREE no-obligation quote to ensure you are compliant.
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