Author Archives: Jeff Seymour

Multipoint Locks / Nightlatch Mode

As a qualified locksmith, I’m often called out to residents who have locked themselves out. However, I’m seeing more and more residents actually not locking the the door correctly. If you have a uPVC door with a Multipoint locking system … Continue reading

Ways to Secure Your New Home

Ways to Secure Your New Home For my latest blog I thought I’d give you the reader some guidelines of jobs to do when moving house and ways to secure your new home. Finally after weeks of making sure everything … Continue reading

The Importance Of Customer Care

Posted on June 7, 2016 by

As part of my job, I feel its very important to not just get people back in their home when locked out, but to try and make sure that they don’t carry on locking themselves out and find the best … Continue reading

Window and Door Restictor

For my latest blog I thought id keep you up to date with new products on the market. ERA window and Door Restrictor This latest window and door restrictor is a great and very simple to use device and for … Continue reading

Night Latch – What to Know

Night Latch – What To Know For my latest blog I thought I’d write about night latches or as some people refer to them as a Yale Night Latch and the different types on the market. There is some misconception … Continue reading

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The Diary of a 24 Hour Locksmith

24 Hour Locksmiths

Typical Day as a 24 Hour Locksmith I’m asked so many times what is it like being a 24 hour locksmiths. I thought it would be interesting to write a blog telling you what my typical day consists off. I … Continue reading

Tips To Beat The Christmas Burglar

Christmas Burglar

Leading up to Christmas is a very busy time for most households, very few people think of home security at this time of year when in fact the opportunist burglar is equally as busy. Read the tips below and make … Continue reading

Multi Point Locking Systems

Posted on May 22, 2015 by

Multipoint Locks What Is A Multipoint Locking System? Multipoint locking systems (MPLS) became widely used in the mid 80’s on residential properties throughout the UK. Over time these systems fail. Why do they fail? Well like most mechanical products they … Continue reading

Lock Security Standards Explained

When checking your home security it’s important that the correct locks are in place and that they meet certain British standards set by regulating bodies. In this blog I’ve put together a short summary to explain everything you need to … Continue reading

Using a Reliable Locksmith

Don’t Get Ripped Off Time and time again I read horror stories in which people are left out in the cold and feel totally ripped off when calling a Locksmith out. Here’s a typical example of a very bad experience … Continue reading