What Is Lock Snapping
Standard Euro cylinders fitted into loads of UK homes have a big weakness that can allow (those that know), very quick access to your homes. This can be done with simple DIY tools. These facts have been known by locksmiths for some time. The weakness in double glazed door Euro cylinders has been known to the lock manufacturers for many years, a Locksmith went public with their local press with the problem back in 2006 due to many occurrences with burglars using the simple technique. Double glazed lock snapping has become the preferred method of attack against UK homes. Recent BBC reports have highlighted a steady increase with this method being used in burglaries using this technique and police crime statistics show that around 27% of all burglaries in some areas involved lock snapping.
What Is The Problem
The principle of Lock snapping is very Simple-apply some force to a Euro cylinder & it will snap at the fixing point. Once snapped they have Access to all the Multi-point door controlling all the Bolts & hooks & latches that Secure your door within a few seconds. Thieves are taking advantage of this entry technique to gain entry to properties. They are often looking for quick access to your car keys. Do not make it easy for them. This method has been known for many years but relevant bodies have not been alerting the Public. But Now due to the increase in these methods being used many Police Forces. Standard agencies are now making all the public fully AWARE.
The Simple solution is lock manufactures have now developed a few designs of Snap resistant Euro cylinders. As Lock-on Security your Locksmiths Portsmouth I cover Portsmouth postcodes and surrounding areas and I urge the fitting of these more secure Euro cylinders. Some of the best Snap resistant locks at an affordable price with peace of mind, which means you can have secure doors & piece of mind without breaking the bank. Contact Portsmouth Locksmith Chris to discuss any concerns you may have with your Home/Properties Security.
If you install high security locks how sure are you that they would withstand the most common method of attack lock snapping. Are you aware that even if a lock has a anti-snap line it does not mean that it is not guaranteed to break off at the line to stop entry, most cases it still snaps in the middle? And even if it is the sacrificial section, it can still be attacked again to gain entry. new standards are now in place to test a euro cylinders strength and resilience against lock snapping attacks. The new British standard awards a 3-star rating if the lock has resisted a lock snapping attack and a 1-star rating means that it would also need a 2-star rated security handle to offer enough security against a snapping attack. This means that a one star rated lock has not actually passed any snapping tests and might offer no more protection than a standard euro cylinder against lock snapping!
Generally, locksmiths able to repair, adjust, and install locks and Security Hardware. They make keys and change lock combinations. Your professional locksmith Portsmouth Lock-on Security works on institutional, commercial, and residential locks. In some cases, locksmiths install and carry out maintenance on advanced security systems. Their tasks may vary depending on the specific industry they work in.
Locksmiths Portsmouth Lock-on Security can help home owners to make their houses safer by providing and installing various high-security systems. I can offer key less locks, deadlocks, key control systems, and window bars that help enhance home safety. Residential Portsmouth Locksmiths are also trained to repair, adjust, and replace defective or damaged elements in exit or entry doors. Some of the components that they work on include hinges, and electric release systems. In some cases, it might be necessary to replace an entire door if repairs are not possible to solve the problem.
If you are moving into a new apartment or house and you are anxious about security, Your Locksmiths Portsmouth Lock-on Security can change your lock combinations. For industries, institutions, and governments that are particularly concerned about security, locksmiths can design intricate a key system to make it difficult for unauthorised people to gain access to certain areas. Locksmiths Lock-on Security are able to open lock cylinders even when you do not have your keys. Your Mobile Portsmouth Locksmiths Lock-on Security, Your 24-Hour emergency Locksmith Portsmouth carries out repairs in the field. Lock-on Security can gain access using lock picks. You can contact me if you lose your car keys. This type of locksmith will also install emergency exit components, a door closer, and locks. In addition, they re-align your doors and replace hinges.
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Lock-on Security can respond to Routine and emergency service and repair calls from clients. As part of my job, your Portsmouth Locksmiths Lock-on Security recommend suitable locking and security systems. And Security Hard ware for clients. They can recommend the use of window and door locks, closed-circuit television (CCTV), alarms, Security Hardware and safes depending on the client’s security needs. Portsmouth Locksmiths also test security systems and locks that they install to make sure they are working properly. Some Locks are easily Snapped/Forced open. We all like to think that our doors are nice and secure with all those Bolts and hooks in the Locking Mechanism system. If it Locks in Six different places, no one could force their way through it, Right? But the trouble is if the door is not fitted right or if its sash is not made properly, you can pop open one of these Locks in less than 10 seconds. This is not the case with all locks/Euro Cylinders. The Locking Mechanisms with Hooks or shoot bolts cannot opened very easily.
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