Author Archives: Jeff Seymour

About Jeff Seymour

I am a professional locksmith based in West Sussex, UK. I am fully trained and accredited by the UK Locksmith Association as well as independent bodies such as Checkatrade. In 2014 I founded my locksmith company called Seymour Locksmiths. My passion for all things locks and locksmithing continues to this day as I continue to grow Seymour Locksmiths and share my knowledge with the world through my blog.

Nightlatch – What to Know

Nightlatch – What To Know When it comes to locksmith security, it’s easy to be blinded by new technology. Although some of the modern security solutions have proved to be popular, there’s no denying that the conventional measures of yesteryear … Continue reading

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The Diary of a 24 Hour Locksmith

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

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 24 hour Shoreham Locksmith out. Here’s a typical example of a … Continue reading

All Part Of The Service

For this blog I thought it could be interesting to give you, the reader, an insight into what it is like to be a locksmith in Worthing. Being a locksmith is a very rewarding and fascinating career. As we deal … Continue reading

What Is Cylinder Snapping?

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Lock snapping or cylinder snapping is a common method used by burglars to gain entry to your property. Burglars use this method against a euro cylinder lock which are fitted to most properties with uPVC doors or composite doors. Lock … Continue reading

Bitcoin Acceptance

Seymour Locksmiths Now Accept Bitcoin! We at Seymour Locksmiths have decided to start accepting the Crypto Currency Bitcoin as a payment option for our services. We have been deliberating accepting Bitcoin at Seymour Locksmiths for some time now and it … Continue reading

Restoring Old Locks

Can I have my old locks restored? From time to time I get asked this very question and the answer in most cases is yes. Many old houses, particularly locks in Brighton & Hove and the surrounding area, have old … Continue reading

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