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A Guide to Door Lock Types

There’s a surprising variety of door lock types out there, so it’s no wonder so many homeowners are confused when it comes to identifying door locks in their homes. At Lock & Key Barnsley, we have years of experience in the industry and have worked with all types of door locks imaginable. Here’s a quick … Continue reading A Guide to Door Lock Types

Posted on : Jun 21, 2024

Common Locksmithing Myths

Working in the locksmithing industry for over 20 years, and training aspiring locksmiths in this time too, means we’ve heard all the myths and misconceptions about the profession in our time. Every profession and industry will have its own stereotypes associated with it. Unfortunately, these misconceptions can lead to negative effects for those who choose … Continue reading Common Locksmithing Myths

Posted on : May 4, 2023

Common uPVC Door Lock Problems

Durable and low maintenance, uPVC doors are extremely popular with homeowners. They are also highly robust, and with their multipoint locking systems, are much more secure than other types of doors. However, uPVC doors can also suffer from some common faults. Here some of the most frequent complaints and common uPVC door lock problems that … Continue reading Common uPVC Door Lock Problems

Posted on : Apr 14, 2022

How to Make Your Home More Secure

A burglary takes place every 106 seconds in the UK – a terrifying statistic. If you’ve ever been unlucky enough to experience a burglary, you will probably agree that losing your material possessions isn’t the worst of it. It’s the lasting trauma of having an intruder in your home that stays with most people.

Posted on : Feb 3, 2022

Why You Should Upgrade to Anti Snap / Snap Safe Locks this Winter

There’s usually a spike in home break-ins in November and December, so investing in high security anti-snap locks (snap safe locks) is something that every homeowner should consider, particularly if you’re going away. Christmas can attract a high level of criminal activity as people are out celebrating or visiting relatives – and the prospect of … Continue reading Why You Should Upgrade to Anti Snap / Snap Safe Locks this Winter

Posted on : Nov 25, 2021

How to Choose a Locksmith

Whether you’re locked out, dealing with a faulty door, or just looking for an upgrade to make your home or business secure, knowing how to choose a locksmith is important. Your locksmith should be efficient, trustworthy and reliable. They should also be local, so they can get to you in good time, because as you … Continue reading How to Choose a Locksmith

Posted on : Nov 2, 2021

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