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What Is A Mortice Deadlock Used For?

Security is a paramount concern for homeowners and businesses alike. With the constant evolution of security technologies and systems, understanding the options available is crucial to making informed decisions about protecting property and assets. Among the various types of locks, the mortice deadlock is a highly regarded choice for its …

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Common Lock Types We Deal With

We get around London working on a range of locks.. In the labyrinth of London’s busy streets lies a hidden world of locks, keys, and security mechanisms. For decades, I, Lloyd from London Locks, have traversed these streets, unlocking mysteries and securing the fortresses of homes, businesses, and institutions alike. …

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Secure Your Home While Travelling

The Holiday Season Is Almost Upon Us.. As the holiday season approaches in the UK, many homeowners are gearing up for vacations and trips away from home. While holidays are a time for relaxation and enjoyment, it’s important not to overlook the security of your property in your absence. According …

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How to Become a Locksmith in the UK

Introduction to Locksmithing Locksmithing is a vital and respected profession that involves much more than simply cutting keys or helping people get back into their homes. It’s a craft that combines elements of security, mechanics, and problem-solving, offering a fulfilling career path for those interested in providing essential security services. …

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Understanding Non-Destructive Entry

What is Non-Destructive Entry? In the world of locksmithing, the ability to gain access without causing damage is an art form. It requires skill, precision, and a deep understanding of the mechanics of locks. At London Locks, this mastery of non-destructive entry is not just a skill but a cornerstone …

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Common Causes Of Broken Locks

Locks are the guardians of our homes, businesses, and personal items. They offer us a sense of security and peace of mind, knowing that our possessions and loved ones are safe. However, like all mechanical devices, locks can and do break down over time. Understanding the common causes of broken …

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What To Do When You Lose Your House Keys

Losing your house keys is not just an inconvenience; it can be a significant source of stress and anxiety. It disrupts your routine, poses a security risk, and can leave you feeling vulnerable. This guide is designed to assist those in the UK who find themselves in this challenging situation. …

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