24-Hour Door and Lock Repair Specialists in Brighton
Are you worried that your current door isn’t strong enough to repel an attack? Is your key stuck in the lock or can’t you unlock it? Do you need the services of a professional Locksmith in Brighton and Hove? Key Change Locksmiths offers a full door repair service that includes emergency locksmithing callout, door lock and key advice, and repair and replacement of all locks in your home. Perhaps your patio door is stuck? We can help with all types of UPVC doors too, including ones that have dropped and don’t close properly.
With a combined experience of nearly 10 years, our Brighton Locksmith provides Emergency Locksmith callout, installation, maintenance and repairs of security locks. Our expert door specialists in Brighton will provide security solutions for your property.
Key Change Locksmiths can upgrade your locks for insurance purposes. We replace worn hinges, provide materials and have the locksmithing tools for the job. Our Locksmith can also recommend the best door security systems for your home, including locks, digital access systems and much more.
Our 24 X 7 Locksmith services include
- 24 Hours
- Genuine local locksmith
- DBS checked
- Fully Insured
- Certified and accredited
- Member of GCLS
- British Standard BS3621 Locks
- Upvc doors and windows
- Smart locks
- Cylinder locks
- Mortice locks
- High-security locks
- Multi point locking systems
- Locked Out
- New Lock Installations
- Keys broken in lock
- Non destructive method
- Lost or Stolen Keys
- Gate & Garage Locks
- Keys left Inside
When Do You Need a Door Lock Repair?
Traditional Door Locks
The lock doesn’t latch properly – This occurs when the strike plate and latch are out of alignment. It is also possible the door has shrunk, preventing the latch from reaching the strike plate. In some instances, it could even be a lock or latch failure.
The doorknob is loose – Doorknobs become loose as they age. There are various methods of tightening a loose doorknob. Our expert locksmith determines the best method to repair or replace the doorknob.
Key won’t fully turn in the lock – The lock is faulty or there is a misalignment if the key goes in but doesn’t turn. This can happen when the lock is worn or faulty. It also happens when something is blocking the keyhole.
The door won’t close – This can occur when the door trim rubber is not sitting properly, or the strike receiver was not adjusted correctly. However, there are many reasons why a door may stop closing correctly. For diagnosis, you need a professional locksmith.
The door lock is damaged – When a lock is damaged on a door, it can manifest in several different ways. If you find your door or lock is not working as it should, the only way to correctly diagnose this is to consult with a locksmith.
Broken key in the door – A broken key in a lock affects other facets of your home security. If you find yourself with a broken key blade in a lock, you need a locksmith to attend to remove the blade. If you try to do this yourself, you can irreparably damage the lock or make it so the key blade cannot be removed.
Electronic lock malfunction – Major problems here include issues with the software, inadequate power supply and low-quality cables.
The door is stuck – Wooden doors can absorb moisture and expand to become stuck.
The door has dropped – Over time both wooden and UVPC doors can drop on their hinges. These can be realigned by a professional locksmith.
The Patio door no longer opens – Patio doors can become stuck over non-use over the winter. An expert locksmith can fix this.
Smart Door Lock
Physical weariness – This occurs when the latch is misaligned in the electric striker. Problems with physical materials such as damp, rust and extreme weather temperatures also belong in this group.
Electronic malfunction – Major problems here include issues with software, inadequate power supply and low-quality cables.
Failure to release – Issues here are mostly associated with a power source. It also occurs when the door is not properly hung or the door frame gets twisted, warped, worn out or bowed.
What type of Door Locks Do We Repair?
A door lock could become difficult to use if it’s not maintained correctly. Key Change Locksmiths services and repairs most faulty locks in your home. Replacement is usually the last option where all efforts to repair your lock have failed. Locks we repair include
- UPVC doors
- Commercial doors
- Fire exits
- Shed doors
- Wooden doors
- Sliding patio doors
- Internal doors
- French doors
- Garage doors
- And more
If you’re unsure whether your lock needs a repair or replacement, please contact Key Change Locksmiths today.
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Arrange Your Door Lock Repair
We offer 24-hour emergency Locksmith services within all areas of Brighton, Hove and East Sussex. Whether your key won’t turn or the door is frozen shut, our Master Locksmith is a phone call away. We also provide security upgrades to fortify your home against break-ins and break-ins.
Key Change Locksmiths are skilled in lock installation and repair for windows and doors. We replace hinges, cylinders and handles. We also can alter doors to make them self-locking and can include new features such as anti-bump, anti-snap and anti-pick cylinders.
If you check your home insurance policy, you will likely find that you British Standard BS 3621 locks to be compliant. Call Key Change Locksmiths to find out if you are currently compliant or if not, what is required to upgrade your home security.
Our Door Lock Repair Services
Residential Lock Repair & Installation
Our trained and certified Master Locksmith will professionally install your lock. Our Master Locksmith is both fully insured and DBS checked.
Commercial Lock Repair Services
As a leading Locksmith service in Brighton and Hove, we handle all lock repairs for small and large businesses alike. Our Locksmith is friendly, qualified and able to assist you with any commercial lock problems.
Other services we offer
- Replacement handles for doors and windows
- Lock repairs and replacement for uPVC doors and windows
- Door maintenance and realignment
- Insurance approved locks fitted to British Standards
- Lock replacement due to damaged locks or stolen keys
- Mobile key cutting
- Garage door and lock repairs
- Repair of a faulty lock mechanism
- Fix broken locks on wooden, aluminium, composite and uPVC doors
Lock Brands We Service
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