Tag: leith locksmith

Non-Destructive Entry

Non-Destructive Entry Opening of Historical Door Locks The McEwan Hall at Potterow is undergoing a  major refurbishment (£33 million cost). The doors are being removed to be brought up to modern fire regulations and then refitted. The Contractor came across two locked doors that had to be opened. They had called out two other Edinburgh

Leith Locksmith

Do you need a Leith Locksmith? 0131 556 0470 Here at Capital Lock Services we pride ourselves on being a genuinely local leith locksmith company serving the people and businesses that surround us. That’s why if you need a locksmith in Leith – if you are locked out of a property in Leith or need

Broken door handles or locks?

Door Handles or Locks Broken? Door handles and locks are the most common types of door hardware which are prone to failure. These are the most stressed points of a well-used door and over time will simply wear out and need repairing or replacing. Door handles can fall off revealing the spindle, or they can

External & Internal Door Security

We see some house-breakings where access has been gained by a forced entry. Consider having an additional Insurance Approved 5 lever mortice lock fitted to spread the resistance to a kicked-in entry. To prevent the door splitting around the area of the mortice lock fit Mortice Lockguards they aren’t expensive and provide a good visual

Why call a local Edinburgh Locksmith?

Why call a local Edinburgh Locksmith (OR why you shouldn’t use a National Locksmith Company)? Ever tried to call a local Edinburgh Locksmith found on the Internet? The chances are that many advertised aren’t local. Competition between Locksmiths is high, so there is no wonder that some national companies are targeting a city like Edinburgh and pretending

Locksmith Edinburgh: Make your home more secure

Here are some simple steps to make your Home more secure. Start at the street. Although you may think high hedges would prevent someone gaining access to your property. If they do get into your garden these high hedges also make it easier for them to work unseen. Nature can help consider planting thick thorny

Insurance Survey 28 January 2015

We noted a new insurance survey has been released with figures showing two Edinburgh postcodes as hot spots for housebreakings and theft from gardens across the country. Have a look at our Edinburgh  Locksmith Services to see how we can help make your Home more secure.

Locksmith Edinburgh: Home Security Advice

Crime statistics show that burglaries increase by 20% when the clocks go back and the dark nights draw in, as thieves take advantage of the darker evenings. That’s why we’ve come up with a few useful tips for keeping yourself and your home safe during the dark winter months. Increase security in your home by

Change your locks after moving Home

I was reading an article the other day and it said a survey has revealed that nearly three-quarters of people fail to get their locks changed when they move to a new Home. This leaves them vulnerable to break-ins by anyone who had a key from the previous ownership. Most insurance companies will only pay

Extra Work For Locksmiths In Edinburgh

With the clocks going back at the end of the month and with the dark nights coming it’s a traditional time for break-ins to increase. Also, the run up to Christmas means a burglar may get the added “bonus” of stealing someone’s presents. So don’t let you or your Home be their target. Take a minute or two