Door locks for patio sliding doors come in many sizes with various locking options, from basic single point locking systems to higher security multi point locking systems. Aluminium sliding doors and upvc sliding doors are most common is Ireland. As part of the range of specialist locksmith services we provide include re-aligning, adjusting, repairing, replacing & upgrading sliding door locks. So if you are experiencing trouble with your existing locks why not give us a call and we advise you on the most cost effective solution to your locking problem.
If your keys get stolen or go missing the first things you need to do is call a locksmith & have your locks changed or rekeyed straight away. Especially if the keys have anything that could link the thief to your address.
Don't take any chances and certainly don’t leave the house unattended until you have had all the locks changed.
Remember , in the event of a thieft from your premises and there is no signs of a forced entry it's very unlikely that you will be coved by your insurance policy.
Locked out of your car ?
People often ask us how we get into their car and if there will be any damage. The answer is simple – “We use specialist lock picking tools to unlock your car without causing any damage to your vehicle " and that is a guarantee . Our locksmiths are skilled professionals that understand the working of vehicle locks. Some cars can be opened in a matter of minutes whilst others may take more time but the end result is always a damage free car opening. Lock picking essentially adjusts the inner wafers of the lock to the same position as an inserted key. When the wafers are in the correct positions we can simply turn the lock to unlock position .
Lock picks are used on newer cars that deadlock. Deadlocking means the cars doors can not be opened when pulling the inside handle. This is an added security feature and was first used by the likes of BMW and Mercedes. Most cars modern cars have secure deadlocks as standard .
Locksmiths in Ireland now operate in a regulated sector and from the 1st February 2017, any individual providing security services as a locksmith must have a valid licence from the Irish Private Security Authority.
The consumer is advised to see proof from the service provider that their licence is valid as it is an offence to engage the services of an unlicensed operator.
The following do not require a licence:
Any person employing the services of an unlicensed locksmith after the 1st February 2017 will be breaking the law and may face up to €3,000 fine and/or five year term of imprisonment. A person in this context includes individuals and businesses.