Top 5 Reasons To Change Your Locks

Here at Access Denied auto locksmiths Hertford we like to make sure our customer’s homes are safe. This month we are going to inform you about the top 5 reasons to change your locks.

Reason 1 – Changing the locks on a home that you have just moved into is vital. There are endless people that could have a key to your home including the spare key with the neighbour, ex-tenants that may have rented your home before and even old facilities companies that had house keys to access your home, so it’s important to make sure you upgrade your locks when you move property, We also recommend that you use British standard locks, Using aftermarket locks can void your insurance policy, and make it easy for opportunists thief to gain entrance.

Reason 2 – Cheap euro cylinder’s;- Lock snapping has become extremely popular in Essex and Hertfordshire due to the increase of UPVC and composite & aluminium doors, you might of heard of the term “Cylinder snapping” or “bumping a lock”.
Burglars target cheap aftermarket euro cylinders for easy entrance, they target UPVC doors which in 95% of doors use the incorrect euro-cylinder sizes and cheap brands.

Reason 3 – The Term “lock snapping” involves Snapping one end of a euro cylinder to manipulate the lock to gain access,
You might think that all the Multi Locking Points are engaged to make your door secure, it’s vital to realise all the multi-locking points on your door are operated via the Euro cylinder –
as this is the weakest point if manipulated correctly all the door and the locking points become useless.

Reason 4 – Break-ins;- Cylinder snapping Requires a few basic tools brought from your local hardware store, it doesn’t require any skill or knowledge. Hertfordshire and Essex constabulary are warning residents about the Cylinder/lock-snapping vicious attacks!
35% of home-dwelling burglaries involve the lock snapping technique.

Reason 5 -Preventing Euro Locking snapping / Euro cylinder snapping is Obvious that this is a real threat to our security, on the whole preventing this is just a simple operation.

It’s an easy quick and friendly process, so there’s nothing to be worried about, being cautious and taking action is vital and could prevent you from a lot of bother!

We advise that you use Untion brisant With their Very High 38 Anti snap security,
6 oval pin accredited to ts007 5* as well the MLA’s coveted sold secure Diamond, British standard.

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Tyler Access Denied

Tyler Steadman

Approved auto locksmith

With extensive experience working with everything from high-end vehicles to commercial fleets, I'm able to isolate, diagnose, and repair problems efficiently and reliably.