What is a chubb lock?

What is a chubb lock?

The name comes from Charles Chubb, the inventor of the first model of this high security lock. In its time one of the most secure locks, which was as early as 1837. And it remains a secure lock brand today. The original design have of course changed. And although the lock originated in the UK and the inventor was active here. The company was bought up by the assa abloy group. Which is a Swedish based company. Also well known for their high quality and high security locks and mechanisms.

An old fashioned chubb lockTo guarantee yourself a high security lock today. A sure choice is to go with what is generally known as a chubb lock. The design is immaculate, up to date, and protects against present threats of both violent attack to bypass the lock. As well as intellectual attempts to get through the door with skill and tools.

Speak to our generous and friendly lock and security advisers today if you are interested in finding out more about a chubb lock. Or if you are searching to find the professional installation that a chubb lock needs. There are other lower priced alternatives to the chubb lock, but if you are searching for excellence and perfection for your door security. A chubb lock is right for you.

Before making any decisions on what locks or security to put in place at your residence or workplace. Speak to a professional security and lock installer by calling our number now. Locks, keys, alarms and high security is our speciality. Chubb locks are something our skilled and experienced team warmly recommend. If you have questions. Feel free to phone us at your next closest convenience.

What is meant by a rim lock?

What is meant by a rim lock?

There are many who stop and wonder what a rim lock is when it’s brought up in conversation. The pause is often too short to come up with any answers. Which is why our specialists would like to help you clarify it.

what is a rim lockRim, as the dictionary states means on the edge or on the outside of. It refers to the outer edge of an object or a surface. A rim lock then means that the lock is attached to the surface of the door. As opposed to a deadbolt lock or a chubb lock which is situated inside of the door.

The most common type, and some call it the original is used across the UK. The standard night latch lock is a rim lock. This type of lock usually works with a spring. Meaning that you can shut the door from the outside and lock it without a key. On the interior part of the lock, a lever is mounted which is used to unlock.

Rim locks come with different security standards and grades. To choose the right lock for your door, contact a professional. Our experts are happy to assist with your rim lock choice at any time. Quotes are made competitively, fast and all work is carried out at times convenient for you. On top of that, the majority of rim or latch lock changes are quick. Our technicians are skilled and our vans stocked.

A rim lock is a good security measure, which works best in conjunction with other security features. A little bit of exploration and investment in your security will go a long way. Deterring factors, coupled with good locking solutions will keep you safe and secure. Together with your belongings. It might even help you rest better at night time. Don’t wait with securing your home or business. Call us now and speak about your security, rim locks or any other type of locks now.

Can a locksmith help me with my cabinet lock?

Can a locksmith help me with my cabinet lock?

Often we are asked about locks which are out of the ordinary. In other words, locks that are not situated on your doors and windows at home. These can include cabinet locks, sliding door locks, outdoor structure locks, padlocks and more.

The most regular situation is that a lock needs to be opened, repaired or replaced on an old piece of furniture. Many locksmiths can help you with your cabinet lock. But it’s not a service all smiths provide.

Cabinet lock or lockers call anytime for assistanceSpeak to our lock specialist crew today to find assistance with any lock matter. Many cabinet lock issues are within our capacity to deal with swiftly. However some are of an old fashioned custom made lock type which may require an antique lock specialist.

If you have sliding door locks that need to be maintained or replaced. Hiring a professional locksmith for installation is crucial. Sliding door locks are often complex in installation and also have a different set of requirements to fulfil security standards.

Every lock since the beginning of locksmiths is constructed in unique ways. To find out if your cabinet lock is something that our locksmiths can help you with. A quick phone call and a few minutes of time is all you need. Feel Free to call now.

If you are looking to have a lock installed on a specific cabinet our skilled professionals can help. What is outside of the regular knowledge of the public. Is the wide variety of new, relevant and secure cabinet locks to choose from. There’s something for everyone. If you get in touch now we can help you find what you need and what you want.

Can a locksmith help me with my sliding door lock?

Sliding doors are usually installed due to the lack of space. Or it’s an aesthetic choice. Either way, these doors need to be locked like any other. Especially if they are an entrance point for the house. Up to date security for your sliding door locks is vital to keep your home secure. Applies also to any business building.

High security sliding door locks are special in nature. The material of the door is often made from a type of fortified glass. The locking mechanism will also be of a specific type. It’s well worth having your sliding door locks security checked by a professional.

A great selection of sliding door lockAs with many other lock types, the security of any lock diminishes through the years. Many burglars have investigated and found ways to bypass older and less secure locks.

Installation work is also specific for sliding door locks. Again, depending on the type of door you are dealing with. Best is always to contact a professional for anything that you may be unsure of.

Our expert technicians are available at all hours to take your call. And we are always happy to have a conversation about your sliding door locks or any other aspect of your security.

If your sliding door and lock is out of date. Often a full new installation may be required. However, we urge you to consider the potential cost of a horrid burglary. Better safe than sorry.

Especially when today’s sliding door locks are of such high standard and security level. Other than how the lock will work, there is not much that distinguishes it from a regular lock. Best installed by experienced hands to ensure security is kept. And best in a new version to ensure all security requirements are up to date.

Security solutions

Clean and quick security solutions

your quick and clean From locks to alarms, from alarms to outdoor lights, and from high risk to a high security situation which will demolish it. Get in touch with the team today to make sure that you have all you need to keep and feel safe this winter with a dedicated and hardworking locksmith. For you, nothing is too much and going the extra mile is something that the team here does every time.

You, as the customer, as a person who has the right to be and feel secure, come first in every situation, as does your preferences when it comes to the services that we provide. To know more about home, shop, office or any other business security, please feel free to ring us at your convenience. By calling a trusted and practical locksmith you will make sure that security becomes a simple, quick and finished tick on your to do list. Today a decent security situation is affordable, and even more with the constantly problem solving team here.

Finding security features from trusted brands at a good price for our customers is something that we do gladly and automatically. For all your lock, key and service needs, get in touch with Locksmith Clapham now, there are few things which the team cannot assist you with in the field, and though our number you will have access to both a quick 24 hour emergency lockout service, as well as other daily requirements on a quick turnaround. With the team here you will never have to wait long for help, no matter what your issue is. Feel free to call now or at any time.

All bases covered with your guaranteed locksmith

Full security and protectionProviding for all our customers to the absolutely fullest of our capabilities is but a small part of the daily life for the team here. The main focus of the task is always the one at hand, the main priority always lies with you as the customer and your security and safety comes before all. If you wish to have a conversation about your security today, speak with your trusted locksmith now, a little chat which will no doubt help you find your footing in the land of security, especially if this is the first time you encounter it.

We understand that the experience of meeting with the security industry market can be a daunting and confusing experience, with thousands upon thousands of products available out there, all claiming to be top notch security. With your relied upon locksmith you will have known brands and manufacturers to supply all our parts and security features, all which come with quality guarantees and of course with the never ending customer service and care that you find from the always dedicated locksmith here.

For further info you can always get in touch, and the team here is available at any and all times for your convenience. This is also the case as it’s important for us to be able to provide you with a 24 hour available emergency lockout service should you ever find yourself in that terrible and urgent need. Your locksmith are always ready and are always happy to help and serve you in the best way possible at all times. That is our mission, for you to feel happy and safe, and to be able to provide you with what you need, when you need it, our inconvenience is nothing in the light of your service.

Simple security tips from your lock experts

Simple home securityAdvisable is always to have a decent home security system installed, as today it is affordable and a highly effective way of protecting your home from unwanted intruders. Feel free to get in touch with the experienced locksmith if you need help with finding the perfect system for you. If you already have an updated security system in place that’s wonderful, however there is always more that can be done. A few short security tips for the darker half of the year is something that we hope is welcome.

First and foremost it’s important that you keep those dark areas of your garden lit, and if there is no possibility to install motion sensor activated lights in some spots, at least ensure that all areas close to the building itself is well lit. Your locksmith can help you with the placements of outdoor lights if you need it, as well as with providing products and installing them should you wish to book in for a security survey and a security upgrade.

For those of you who already have outdoor lights placed in the appropriate areas, making sure they are fully operational and pushing forward something as simple as changing a light bulb may have devastating consequences. Your locksmith recommends long life energy efficient, white light led lights, which come in many varieties, are low cost to run, and which last for a long time. If possible make sure that you get a bulb suitable for outdoor use, even if your lights are protected. Humidity, rust and other issues may cause your bulb’s life to be shortened. More tips on how you can keep safe at home from a locksmith expert to follow shortly, and feel free to browse our page for more tips, and feel free to give us a call if there is anything you need or wonder.

Garage security with your locksmith

Great garage security solutions Perhaps your security at home is already set up and you are searching for additional ways of improving your security, or perhaps the thought of garage security is just something that has yet to cross your mind. If so, your trusty locksmith are here to let you know of the wonderful products available here. Naturally this is in addition to all the regular day to day security services and installations also offered, and if you need advice and guidance on how to proceed with your security upgrade project, never hesitate to get in touch with the trained experts that work hard day and night here.

Today we are speaking about garage security, and the reason that the team want to bring this topic up is to simply remind you of the subject. Your locksmith knows that today there are many well protected homes which have spent time, effort and energy on having proper security installed, however neglecting the outdoor structures and garages. This is something even more common when the garage or outdoor structures are not connected to the house. Either way, by creating a security situation which over all not only keeps you as safe as can be, but also speaks to the mind of the decrepit thief.

If your security makes statement of exposure and likely regret for the one considering breaking into your home, they may be deterred with the right type of security features in mind. High security locks, an affordable alarm and monitoring system and up to standards security for your outdoor areas and garage will no doubt be a great start, if you would like to find out more about the products, the brands, your security situation or if you would like to make use of our installation and replacement services, or if you need an emergency locksmith team at any time for your lockout situation, call now.

Your locksmith with the right locks for you

 the right locks and keys for youNo matter who you are the team here can help you find the right locks for your situation and preferences. There are a wide variety of locks available on the industry market today, and if you are on the search for the perfect match the team understands your struggle.

The sheer amount of different types out there is enough to put anyone off balance, to make sure you make the right choice, get in touch with a knowledgeable and caring locally based team. We care for the community and when you get in touch with your locksmith, you will no doubt see where the good reputation held comes from. Dedication to you, your security and to your choices is a trait which your locksmith nurtures. For us your security is important, as is your satisfaction.

Don’t let the thought of a security upgrade put stress on you, instead get in touch with a lovely team who knows the inside and the outside of the industry, who can help you bring the practicality of a good affordable security solution for your home or workplace into reality. Don’t think about a security upgrade for too long, instead get in touch with us, and let a trained locksmith do the thinking for your.

With several years of experience and practice and a deep rooted dedication to the community and to customers, your satisfaction is guaranteed. Call the number above now or get in touch with us through the contact page to get your quick, clear and easy quote for any work you require today.

Top home security advice from your expert locksmiths

security adviceMany are looking into improving their security situation at home, and if you are one of them we wish to bring you only encouragement. Bringing home security issues into the view of people and communities is an important part to create safe and secure places for us to live.

Often the locksmiths get asked the question, which is the one tip you would give to anyone thinking about their home security situation, and although it’s not a simple question with a short answer we have done our best to condense it here. The first thing you should do is simply to get in touch with an expert. It’s perhaps a tad of an open answer to the question, but the nature of security is such that it is personal, individual and unique to each property. Call your locksmiths to find that expert today, what we would like to add to that is that we are available at your convenience and any time should there be an emergency and you need assistance immediately.

We could give general recommendations for locks, for different type of products and much more, however we would reserve these gross generalisations to more specific questions. Our quotes, advice and tips are free, and if you would like in depths analysis of your property you can always book in for a full security check with the trained team. Our security solutions range as widely as our customer’s geographical location and their personal preferences do. For a flexible, reliable and above all caring locksmith service, feel free to call now.

Things to remember

Your locksmith reminds you to the exterior

cover your outdoor areas Entry and exit points are above all the main focus when it comes thinking about home security, and understandably so as any uninvited party or person who looks to break in will inevitably have to use one. The locksmith here can help you protect the doors and windows of your home to the highest standard, and if you get in touch we can book in a security inspection at your closest convenience. Our group of dedicated individuals understand the need for quick and easy service without compromise to the quality of care. And by choosing us you will have availability, affordability and great customer service, every time.

Now moving aside slightly from the point of door and windows, what other aspect are there to keep in mind for your security at home? Your locksmith would like to bring your attention to the outdoor areas leading up to your house, ensuring that you are aware of what it all looks like from the outside is a good idea to lend you some helpful perspective when searching for ways to upgrade your security. By taking a stroll around your home, paying close attention to the outside, and perhaps even engaging with a little thought experiment where you think to how you would go about entering your own home without a key.

Call Locksmith Clapham service at any time if there are any questions, and if you would like for a professional to accompany your surveying of your property, one with years of experience and who knows what is needed in today’s world to keep well protected at home. Give us a call at any time. Recommended by our customers and guaranteed by us, you will have high quality products and high security in the simplest way. Our team is friendly, helpful and with a keen eye for security details you can trust us to find the right home security solution for you.

Your locksmiths with innovative security solutions for all situation

 on your sideThe team here knows just how many different situations there can be when looking from a security perspective. That’s why we are proud to put forward our merits as a flexible and innovative company, working for individualised and personalised security solutions. With the full range of security situations met in our long history of working in the industry we are confident that we can help also you to the best possible solution for your scenario. Call your locksmiths today to find out how we can assist you in bringing your security features up to date and help you keep as safe and secure in today’s world of increasing threats. It doesn’t matter if you are looking to make your home environment more safe, or if you are looking to protect your investments in your business, we can help you with the physical security you need and the mental peace of mind also so required to be able to live well in a world which places much stress on the individual. On top of that, the great locksmiths understands that you have limited time, meaning that it goes without saying, our work is performed efficiently and professionally, and at times which suit your busy schedule. All your require in a security way you can find advice and assistance with from the helpful and dedicated locksmith. Call now to book in for your security check and to take the first steps to a safer future for both yourself, your home and your business.

A Locksmith service always dedicated to you

lockIf you are in search of a high quality service which is dedicated to you in the area, why not get in touch with your long running and traditional, but modern locksmith service.

Getting high quality locks installed on your doors and windows has never been easier, or more convenient.

The dedicated Locksmith here will always be able to arrange for repairs, replacements, security inspection and much more at a time suiting to you.

And for getting spare keys cut, why not trust in the trained and professional precision locksmith key cutter experts here?

If you have any questions with regards to your locks or your security at home or at work you can trust in us to know what is current of  Locksmith quality and how to get installation done for you quick and easy.

Simply meaning that your home or place of work can be up to date, safe and secure, as soon as by the end of the day. The price of our locks starts at £7 for locks collected in store and does not include VAT.

All Hours Locksmith

For the reliable and available 24 hour locksmith service, call any time. There will always be someone picking up the phone here, ready to come to your aid when you need it the most. So put our number in your phone book or save it on your electrical device, and be sure to never need another service number again.

A trusted and well recommended locksmith service which will cover all your needs at competitive prices, means that you can get the service and security you need at the convenience of a phone call. The friendly team welcomes your questions and inquiries, and with years of experience in the industry you can rest assured that the job is done right every time, no matter what it is that you need.

 keySo if you are in need of a spare key, if you’ve been locked out of your own property, if you want to install a security system at home or at work, please feel free to get in touch with the dedicated team here today. Your locksmith are passionate about everything keys, locks and security, and on top of that locksmith are dedicated to providing you with services and products of the highest security standards, ensuring safety for you, your family and your business.

And in the case of an emergency lockout situation, you can rest assured that there are no lockout situation your Locksmith cannot handle, and with your urgency in mind we always ensure to arrive swiftly to site, equipped with all tools needed for the job.

Business or Residential Locksmith

For private and business customers alike, Locksmith have a wide range of different security solutions and products available, and the team is always keeping a close eye on the market, we can bring you the latest and most applicable products for your situation.

So feel free to get in touch with your locksmith today, for any of your needs and with any of your questions or security concerns.

The importance of anti-pick locks with your lock expert

If you’ve never given much thought to your own Locksmith home security and locks at home, the available methods for burglars to gain entry to your home may seem surprising. This is why your locksmith would like to bring you this video, showcasing just how quick and easy someone can gain entry though a lock if proper protection is not provided.

This video is for informative use, and is not here to scare you, however tools such as the one used in the video is available for anyone to buy as a hobby tool. Ensuring that you are aware of the risk, and that you give adequate thought to your security at home is the priority of your locksmith.

Here you can also read a related article on the same subject.
If you have any questions when it comes to your lock at home, feel free to speak to your expert locksmith service who will be able to help you find the right products and protection for you.

All about locks

Locks

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Locksmith Clapham can deal with a large variety of locks as well as us having our vans fully stocked with brand new quality locks, here is just a few of the locks we carry with in our vans as well as a list of the few we can deal with!

  • Yale Locks – Standard household lock that will automatically enable a latch once the door is closed – thus securing the door once closed! This is one of our most basic locks therefore it is very easy to open (if you know how), which does make it one of the cheaper locks to pick open due to how quickly us here at Locksmith can open it for you! It also means we can open this lock without damaging the lock itself or the door!
  • Mortise Locks – Deadbolt type lock, can either be fitted with a thumb turn on one side which is more commonly fitted on a bedroom door, the Mortise lock that requires a key either side is most commonly fitted on main front doors to increase security – Can be fitted on sheds/garages etc by locksmith. – This is a medium security lock so will take a little longer to pick open, but no job is too big for us at Clapham!

A place to find your keys

key finding suggestionYour locksmith  meet daily with people who have been unfortunate enough to have lost access to their home or their office or workplace.

This is a common occurrence that the team here has tremendous understanding for. If you are currently without access and require it urgently don’t hesitate to get in touch, you can call at any time and expect the rapid and professional locksmith service to be there to aid you in your times of need.

There are countless of causes of lost access, some of the of course unavoidable and as chance sometime has it, things just end up that way. However, one of the things which we do hear about often which is something to work against, is that of lost or misplaced keys. In order to keep the risk of lost keys down the method of always keeping them in the same place works. If you have a routine for your keys, a special place, chances are that you will find them there next time you think you have lost them.

Often our busy minds are preoccupied with thoughts of what has been, or what is coming next, and that is part of our busy lives. Many things we do on routine and reflex, so for your caring locksmith it makes sense to ensure that you have good habits for where you keep your keys.

If you need the emergency lockout service, feel free to get in contact now. Should you have any questions about our emergency service or any other of our wide range of key, lock and security related service you can all and book in for an appointment at your next nearest convenience. We look forward to hearing from you.

Simple means to a more secure home with your lock expert

helping you find simple home security solutionsClose to the team here being one of individuals who value workmanship and the satisfaction of doing a job well, is also the concept of simplicity. Of course by studying anything in detail there is valuable insight to gain, however keeping it simple is often proving more complicated than it could be. In the light of simplicity, we would also like to inform you of a very simple way to greatly improve on your home security situation.

Calling your locksmith home security experts today, you can book in for a security checks which will not only provide you with the option of upgrading your locks, your alarms and so forth to ensure you are protected against current threats, but you will also gain great insight to your own security situation. We can assist with latch locks, rim locks, chubb locks and any other type of lock you need.

By speaking with your locksmith expert, you will be able to find out how your home could become more secure, though placement of outdoor lights, effective installation of any security features, and in by learning what good and bad habits are when thinking from a security perspective.

This locksmith have, in the most dedicated way, helped a countless number of home owners to a better situation in an affordable and efficient way. By making sure that we are competitive in prices, as well as provide applicable security to your situation, you will find that choosing this locksmith service to help with your security, will bring you both great value for money and the excellent customer care that comes with a provider who values tradition and community.

Call your locksmith  today to book in for a security check and feel free to ask any questions you may have, we are always happy to help.

A locksmith expert to check your locks

security lock checksThe team here would like to send out a message with regards to a security risk which is widespread and something which one can easily work against as long as the point is brought into attention. Of course as a dedicated service provider of home security and working with locks, it’s only natural that this is something which comes to mind easily for us, however it may not be the case for all. The simple point of good lock calibre and keeping entry point security up to standards, will not only help you reduce your risk of burglary, but also act as a powerful deterrent.

Your locksmith service knows that today many homes have locks which are spotted easily by an experienced thief. Many locks which are commonly used are quickly bypassed by someone who knows what they are doing, and that is also the reason to why our team recommends that you have your lock checked. To keep your home safe, not by providing physical protection should your home be targeted, but also to avoid being targeted in the first instance.

Get in touch with your locksmith today to find out if your locks at home or at work are of the standard they need to be to avoid unnecessary risks. By coming to a quick and price competitive locksmith service you will be able to find the upgrades you need at affordable prices. So don’t leave your home in the hands of bad odds, speak to an experienced expert about your locks today, perhaps even book in for a full security survey in which you will be taking the first step in a more secure direction, regardless of if it is for your home or for your work.