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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

Nightlatch – What to Know

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

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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

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 in Brighton & Hove and the surrounding area, have old doors … Continue reading


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