All in a week’s work! What exactly does a locksmith do?

As one of the foremost Norwich locksmiths we get called out to a wide variety of locksmith work. Both residential and commercial customers require our services from time to time.  So here is just a snapshot of our working week over the last few days…

  1. replaced (after opening) broken/jammed upvc multipoint locking systems
  2. replaced euro cylinders in upvc doors as keys lost or missing
  3. replace and/or upgrade mortice locks to better quality and meeting insurance standards
  4. rekey existing mortice lock for new keys
  5. open up an antique cabinet and hand make a key
  6. replace a commercial sash lock that previous locksmiths had said was obsolete and walked away from (it was obsolete but there was a suitable alternative on the market)
  7. fit a Supra C500 keysafe to local holiday let property so guests could arrive and use key to enter (so landlady doesn’t always have to attend when they arrive)
  8. gain entry to a student’s bedroom after they shut door having dropped yale snib and forget to take keys
  9. adjust and service variety of upvc door mechanisms to make operate better
  10. pick open padlock on shed (no damage)

So here at Linacre Locksmiths we see all sorts of lock issues – it is what makes this job so interesting.  Check out our webpage for more info and tips to be more secure.

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Over 14 years as a self-employed working locksmith for Linacre Locksmiths covering Norwich and most of Norfolk

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