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Ghost proof locks?

Posted by Kevin Readman on Sunday, April 7, 2013, In : Locks 
We answered a call today from a customer who we had worked for previously. Although they were perfectly happy with our work we had to admit that we didn't think we could be of any help on this occasion. Apparently unexplained things were occurring in the customer's house and their CCTV camera system had recorded paranormal activity. We were asked if we could fit locks that would stop this. Unfortunately we do not stock locks that are designed to prevent entry by ghosts or other paranormal bei...
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Snap safe locks really do work

Posted by Kevin Readman on Wednesday, December 12, 2012, In : snap safe locks 
We got called out today by someone who had lost their keys. Their friend had offered to get them in to their house by snapping the lock. When we arrived the handles had been ripped off the door and the lock had been snapped. The lock in question was an Avocet ABS lock and had done what it is designed to do and had remained locked after being snapped. The customer's friend had then attacked it with a drill but it was still locked, although the damage to the door was quite extensive. All of thi...
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Tilt before turn windows

Posted by Kevin Readman on Tuesday, November 13, 2012, In : Windows 

If you have tilt before turn, also known as tilt and turn, windows and you are having problems without them you may be considering replacing them. After seeing the price of tilt before turn windows you may decide to opt for casement windows instead. There is a cheaper alternative - we can repair the mechanism on your tilt before turn windows for a fraction of the price of replacement windows. We have just spent today repairing seven tilt before turn windows for a customer. On four of the wind...


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