Replacement lock brands we use
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By far the most popular locks for wooden doors are Yale locks, not to mention older aluminium and UPVC doors as well. This style of lock uses rim cylinders, and it is highly likely you will find one or two of these on your property, if not more. All of the locks we provide are of a high-security design, and are made and fitted to BS-3621 standards. Our experienced local locksmith’s work comes with a six-month guarantee, offering you the peace of mind that comes with knowing the job has been done properly.
All HA3 Locksmith Harrow, locksmiths are certified and skilled at their job, and have access to all of the latest tools and techniques of the trade. This enables to them to carry out their work while ensuring the least possible damage is done to your door. Our locksmiths are not just good with locks, of course, they are good with people as well, so you can expect polite and friendly service.
Yale Door Lock Installation How-To
There are several sizes and types of Yale lock to suit a variety of needs;
When one of our local 24/7 locksmiths arrives at your property to fit a new Yale lock, they will come prepared. The thickness of the door will need to be measured to ensure the right lock is used, and a variety of tools will be necessary to ensure the job is done properly. These tools include a range of screwdrivers, a drill, a small auger bit, and a spade bit. Not to mention a hammer and chisel. And, of course, the necessities in the form of a measuring tape and a pencil.
Naturally, the length of time it takes to complete a job will depend on things like experience and ability. For our expert locksmiths, it rarely takes more than the hour to fit a Yale lock in your door. Our experts will always work cautiously to ensure that everything fits properly and the finished product both looks professional and works.
HA3 Locksmith Harrow are available all day, all week, & promise to get to you within the hour.
The majority of the time for Yale lock changes, only the rim cylinder itself needs changing. Doing this means removing the two screws on the edge of the latch, freeing the latch on the back of the door.
Then the screws on the back-plate of the latch can be removed, and this will allow the cylinder to pulled out. Finally, the shank is checked to make sure its length is sufficient for the new barrel, with it being cut down if necessary. With that done, the new lock can be slid into place and everything put back together. And that’s the job complete!
When you need a Yale lock installing or changing, look no further than HA3 Locksmith Harrow. We will take care of your lock quickly and affordably.