For security measures a lock change sometimes needs to happen quickly. Because of this our Smethwick locksmiths are available 24/7 with no call out charge. From high security locks to simple mortise locks, we are available for lock change in Smethwick with professional and qualified locksmiths.
For peace of mind, when moving into a new home in Smethwick and the local area, we are available any day of the week so we can visit at a time that suits you best. All our locks conform to british standards for windows and doors.
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Rim Cylinder locks are often used for low-security installations and older residential properties. While these locks can conform to BS 3621, Insurance companies will often insist on a Mortice lock in addition, because Rim Cylinders have a low security rating.
A Nightlatch must be present on the back of the door; otherwise the locking catch can be bypassed very easily. Rim Cylinders are sometimes erroneously referred to as Yale Locks, as Yale is the biggest manufacturer of these locks. However, other companies, such as Chubb, manufacture them as well.
Like Rim Locks, these types of lock are vulnerable to break-ins if not supplemented with additional security.