Lock snapping is a common way for intruders to break into your home and it is on the rise throughout the UK. Today’s burglar has mastered a technique allowing them entry in a matter of seconds through applying excessive force to cylinder locks after they have broken the front casing. Unfortunately, the standard cylinder locks have an inherent weakness, leaving them vulnerable to opportunists.
How secure is your home?
Cylinder locks are usually found on older style uPVC doors, your home may not be secure if you haven’t updated your old uPVC locks. Our Cheltenham locksmiths offer advice and support across the range of residential locksmith services and recommend that you upgrade your old cylinder locks to newer high-security cylinder locks that conform to the latest Kitemark standards. It’s essential when choosing your new locks that you select an approved cylinder lock and ensure that your lock has been fitted by a professional locksmith.