Lock Replacement


8 Reasons to Change Your Door Locks Now

As an Edinburgh locksmith, my customers often ask me when or under what circumstances they should change their door locks. Here are my top 8 reasons. Poor quality lock on an external door This is probably one of the most important reasons for changing a lock. Poor quality locks are […]

Reasons to change the locks

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Is it Easy to Change a Door Lock?

There are many reasons for changing a lock You have moved into a new home and are worried about how many other keys are still in circulation Your locks need upgrading to meet insurance requirements The lock is faulty, old or damaged You have lost your keys and are worried […]


What Is Lock Snapping and How to Prevent It

As a local Edinburgh locksmith I attend many properties to replace locks where ‘lock snapping’ has been used by burglars to gain unlawful entry to a property. The owners are often left devastated by the unwanted intrusion into their home as well as the loss of their valuables. Unfortunately this […]

Edinburgh locksmith describes how to avoid lock snapping

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Locks and Home Insurance

As an Edinburgh locksmith I know that home security is a top priority for many people. Unfortunately I often visit homes that have been broken into because of inadequate cheap locks or are at risk of being broken into because of locks that are just not up to the job. […]


Not just an Emergency Locksmith

Most people rarely think about locksmiths until they find themselves locked out and they need an emergency locksmith. They may have lost their keys or they have been left inside when the door has slammed shut behind them. In this case, a 24 hour emergency locksmith service is perfect. However […]

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Changing the Locks

  Welcome everybody to my first blog post on my new website. I’d like to talk about whether it’s worth changing your locks or not? As a local Edinburgh locksmith, on a regular basis I am called to jobs where the homeowner/ resident is locked out of their home, no […]