The majority of home locks are made to last. At least, that’s the case when it comes to purchasing brands. For rather long periods of time, they pledge to stay working without stiffening, cracking, or losing functionality. The amount of time a lock lasts, like most things, is also dictated by how it is used and operated. Locks that have been subjected to further abuse will degrade earlier, and those that have never been serviced will need specialist lock repair quicker. We’ll go through three of the more common lock repairs Glasgow you’ll need around the house, as well as some preventative measures.
Damaged Knob Locks
Knob locks are often subjected to excessive force due to their layout. If the door is locked firmly enough and with enough force, cheaper versions will often lock themselves. These occurrences sometimes result in them being destroyed or damaged in some way. A professional may either replace the chambers with new ones or replace the whole knob lock with a better version.
Window Lock Repairs Glasgow That Can’t Lock
Many window locks are made up of two parts: one that attaches to the window and another that screws or cramps on to complete the lock. This may indicate that there are two small pieces of equipment that are easily misplaced. The key that connects them, as well as the clamping or screwing component, are also small tools that are easily lost. If you’re fortunate, Glasgow Glass & Locks may have a selection of parts on hand and will be able to find a substitute for any part. Otherwise, they would have to uninstall the current locks and replace them with a new set that is full.
Failed Security Locks
Due to the growing prevalence of this style of door and window design, security door locks are becoming more common. These locks can be very complicated, and repairing them would almost inevitably necessitate the services of a locksmith. The frames may become disfigured, causing the lock to become out of place, the cylinder lock to become rigid and difficult to turn, or the door handle to become unstable to the point that it no longer supports the door seal. The locking compartment can be removed and restored, the handle can be re-joined or replaced, and the structure can be reassembled to suit properly.
If you are in need of any of the lock repairs listed above or any other defaults, do not hesitate to get in touch today!
Our Glasgow engineers are on call to carry our window repairs, door repairs, and all lock repairs and board-ups in and around Glasgow and Clydebank.