Protect Your Home with High-Security Locks that Last
Looking to have a door lock replaced? Wondering if you need a new lock on your window? Key Change Locksmiths is a Brighton-based locksmith who installs and replaces all types of door, window locks and keys. If the locks on your windows or door no longer work properly or they’ve become stiff, your home security is at risk. Your insurance company may not pay out for a break in if your insurance policy states BS 3621 standard locks are a requirement for cover.
Key Change Locksmiths will visit your commercial or residential property in Brighton to determine whether you need a lock repair or lock replacement. Our locksmith will advise on and install an approprate lock to ensure security and compliance with your insurance policy. We’ll look to repair the lock before suggesting a new lock installation.
High-Quality Replacement Locks for Aluminium, Wooden and uPVC Doors and Windows
We serve residents and neighbourhoods around Brighton including Brighton Marina, Brighton Beach, University of Brighton, Coldean, Black Rock, Bevendean, Fiveways and Ovingdean. Whether you need a new set of locks installed, lock upgrade or change of locks, our expert Brighton locksmith can help.
If your doors or windows are not funcitoning correctly, call Key Change Locksmiths for a quick and honest appraisale of your needs.
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 to Replace Your Door and Window Lock?
Lock & Key Wear and Tear
Rusted or worn locks make your home susceptible to a burglary. Old locks can be easy to pick and break. If you notice your lock has visible signs of wear or rust, it’s time to replace your lock. The elements have an effect on all moving parts of door locks and windows. This can be combatted by regular maintenence which includes lubrication, cleaning and regular use.
Moving Into a New Home or Flat
Your door is the first line of defence against intruders. When you move into a new property, changing the locks is recommended. You don’t know if the previous tenants kept a copy of the key or could exploit loopholes in the current lock. Keys Change hands so frequently, it’s hard to tell how many spare copies are floating around. Stay safe with new locks.
In the lifespan of a family (2 adults/2 children) it is estimated that upto 15 sets of keys will be handed to family members, neighbours and friends. This compromises your home’s security, so changing the locks is recommended.
New Locks and Keys After A Break-in
Replace your door lock after a burglary or break-in. The force used to gain access compromises the integrity of the lock mechanics if the door was forced during entry. A damaged lock makes you vulnerable to another robbery. The lock could malfunction at any time, leaving you outside in the cold. Assume your keys fell into the wrong hands after a break-in and replace old locks with new locks that feature anti-pick, anti-drill and anti-snap features.
New Locks and Keys After A Tenant or Room-mate Leaves
Re-key or change your locks when you tenants move out. Your home security depends a lot on who has access to keys. You do not want unauthorised people gaining access to your property, therefore always change your locks after a tennant or room-mate moves out.
Lost or Stolen Keys
Call Key Change Locksmiths when you’ve lost your keys or they were stolen. Lost or Stolen keys are often be retained by a third parties with the intent to gain access to your property at a later date when your guard is down.
Our Master Locksmith in Brighton recommend you change your locks every couple of years. Locksmith technology moves at a fast pace. Burglars are constantly looking for new ways to bypass the latest security engineering. Key Change Locksmiths help you make the best choice that protects your property.
Locks & Keys for the Type of Door and Window
The type of door or window you have determines the door lock. There is no one-fit lock for every purpose. Some locks are built for specific doors and windows. Residential homeowners have a wide range of door locks to choose from. They include deadbolts, handlesets, door levers and smart locks. They can be used for interior or exterior purpose.
For instance, installing a deadbolt lock on a glass door requires a double cylinder deadbolt. A door lever is ideal for interior doors because they are not as robust as deadbolts. The wrong lock makes it easy for criminals to break into your property.
Ease of Control & Access
Before installing a new system for your locks and keys, you need to know the required maintenance of the lock. Most systems are easy to maintain and control. Smart Lock providers can allow you to track key holders to ensure you have all of them on your phone and can disable access when you want to.
Security of the Lock and Key System
Most Yale night latch locks are 5 or 6 pin. Locks with a greater number of cylinder pins are generally more secure and harder to pick, drill or bump. Anti-drill cylinders provide a higher level of drill protection. Anti-bump cylinders are configured to prevent bumping (gaining entry by forcing the lock mechanism). Anti-pick cylinders includes special lock pins, mushroom pins, magnetic pins and spiral pins to prevent lock picking.
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Master Locksmith Certification
Key Change Locksmiths are a registered member of the MLA. We offer professional security advice and fit locks correctly to prevent damage. Our lock security experts can provide locks that meet insurance requirement to ensure you’re in breach of insurance stipulation. Our locksmiths is fully DBS checked and police approved.
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Lock Replacement FAQ'S
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