5 July 2024

Locks, Padlocks and Locksmith Services by City Locks Norwich

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Locking your door is key to feeling safe in your home and protecting your business. A good lock protects you from the outside world and helps everyone feel comfortable, knowing that the property is secure.

At City Locks Norwich, we stock a wide range of locks we can install on your doors and windows to help you feel safe. Whether you need a damaged lock replaced or upgraded to a more solid and secure lock, City Locks Norwich has the local locksmith services you need.

Garage door locks

At City Locks Norwich, we’re experienced in repairing and replacing garage door springs, cones, cables, and roller pins. Whether your garage is an open out, up and over, or roller type, we can arrange for a fast and efficient replacement or repair of garage door locks. 

In conjunction with this, we also cater to side garage doors. Our vans carry a wide selection of mortice, rim locks, and euro cylinders, guaranteeing maximum security for your valuables.

Furthermore, if you’re considering a change of style or wish to upgrade, our Norwich locksmiths can also carry out a full replacement service to install the garage door that suits your requirements.

Patio door locks

If you have concerns about your patio door security, we can arrange a survey. During this, we will determine the problem with the lock and advise you on the next steps we would take to repair or replace any faulty areas.

Should a repair or replacement not be possible immediately, we will arrange for the necessary parts to be sourced, ordered, and fitted as soon as possible. In response, while waiting for the necessary parts, we will secure your property until the repair can be made. We also stock additional security products for patio doors, including handles, hinges and restrictors.

Window Locks

Most property owners know that many insurance companies require additional security products to be fitted to all ground-floor windows. Our team of locksmiths carries a wide range of window locks for UPVC, wooden, and metal windows. We can even arrange for one of our engineers to survey your property and establish any areas that may require upgrading or offer advice on the next steps.

Collectively, we can repair or replace window handles, butt, and friction hinges. Should your window be beyond economical repair, we can carry out a full replacement service.

Night latches

Commonly known as ‘Yale locks’, night latches lock automatically when the door shuts. Our 24-hour emergency locksmith service is often called upon when customers leave their house keys inside and get locked out after nipping to the garden or next door. Fortunately, we’re experts at gaining entry to locks like these and hold a range of night latches for repairs and replacements.

Mortice Locks

For an aesthetically pleasing lock system, mortice locks are fitted into the door’s stile with only the face plate visible. Similarly to all our other lock installations, we can fit or gain access to mortice locks, whether fitted to an internal or external door or container. Because our vans are equipped with a variety of mortice locks, we can complete most jobs on the first visit.

UPVC door locks

In most cases, older UPVC windows and doors suffer from wear and tear issues and may be difficult to open, close or lock. In this case, we’re able to provide a full repair or replacement service for friction hinges, handles, cylinders, mechanisms, gearboxes, espags, keeps, and double-glazed units and infill panels.

Roller door locks

Roller doors are tailored towards shops, workshops, garages, and other buildings requiring higher security. At our workshop, we stock the main types of ‘bullet’ locks and some of the less popular specialist padlocks for many common door models.

Cylinder locks

When a lock needs to be changed, often only the cylinder is replaced; the main body of the lock remains the same. Interestingly, cylinder locks are the most common type of lock as they can be used for many commercial and domestic reasons. 

Different cylinder locks provide varying levels of security—some have anti-snap, anti-drill, and anti-bump capabilities, while others are available with restricted sections and registration cards to limit copy key risks.

Anti-snap locks are designed to stop thieves from being able to snap the locks in two. The mechanism in anti-drill locks means they cannot be tampered with to gain entry via drill. ‘Bumping’ is the method of jarring the lock hard enough to make the pins spring apart, but an anti-bump lock prevents this from happening. 

Cabinet locks

Again, cabinet locks are another common lock system used for various purposes, including post boxes, small money boxes, notice boards, bureaus, drawers, wardrobes, and display cases. When the keys to these particular locks are lost, obtaining a copy key is easier as the code is often written on the face of the lock. 

Cabinet lock replacements, however, will likely require two visits as we only carry a small selection of the more common cabinet locks. The first visit will assess and collect the correct information, while the second visit will fit the lock.

Digital locks

For companies with a lot of staff, this lock system is useful, as it is impractical to use a lock that requires keys when staff are coming and going all the time. In the case of digital locks, a passcode is requested and needs to be changed regularly. We’re able to fit digital locks to wooden or aluminium doors both internally and externally.

Rim locks

Whether you need a sashlock or deadlock format, we have a wide range of rim locks to secure wooden gates, shed doors and some older residential doors. Because of their common purpose, rim locks are fitted directly to the internal face of the door and provide a reasonable level of security.

Unfortunately, many older versions of rim locks are no longer available, so we offer the best possible match in that instance.

Padlocks and hasp and staples fittings

Depending on whether you need to secure a shed, garage, or work compound, we have a solution with our range of padlocks and hasp and staple fittings for domestic, retail and trade sectors. The hasp is fitted to the door, and the staple fits over that, which can then be secured with a padlock.

Lock repairs and replacements by City Locks Norwich

If you’re interested in finding the right reliable security solution for your domestic or commercial property, get in touch. Our expert, friendly team is on hand to discuss your installation, repair or replacement.

Need help in a hurry? Accidents happen, but with our 24-hour locksmith service, we can resolve your locked-out emergency day or night.

For any of our professional locksmith services, give us a call on 01603 409181 and speak to our helpful team today.

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