Door locks, multi point mechanisms, levers, springs and ball bearings over time will wear and eventually malfunction or break. This is inevitable especially to a locking mechanism of a main entrance or exit door.
Typically, SheffLOCK have found that many people in the past have had door locks replaced unnecessarily when all that needed was to repair or replace certain parts of the external door lock.
SheffLOCK’s approach is to ensure we provide you with the most cost effective solution to the problem whilst enabling the door lock to once again provide a smooth operation along with maximum security.
If your door is not locking smoothly we advise a quick test that can be undertaken by yourself and only takes a few seconds: At the said door that is not locking smoothly, open the door. Whilst open, lift the door handle up (this should engage the multi point locking mechanism at the side of the door).
It is important to correct alignment problems. SheffLOCK who will know exactly how to realign your door. Attempting to resolve the problem yourself without the required knowledge and experience can quickly make the situation a lot worse.
As door manufacturers go out of business, they leave customers with no warranty on their UPVC and composite doors. We are able to fix the majority of problems associated with doors from all manufacturers and third party sales forces.
The team at SheffLOCK deal with all aspects of door lock issues on a daily basis providing our customers with quick, efficient and cost effective solutions to any problems they are experiencing.
Below you’ll find answers to common questions and issues that arise regarding UPVC door locks however, if you don’t find the answers you are looking for please call our team of professional locksmiths.
We are experienced locksmiths and have years of experience repairing UPVC doors and windows for customers in Barnsley, Chesterfield, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield.
You can purchase anti snap locks from us and fit them yourself. You can use our measuring guide to make sure you fit the correct size lock to your door.
We have the full range of sizes available on our vans to remove and replace your existing locks with Ultion locks, supplied with Ultion keys.
When damage to your door is severe, we can measure your door and frame for a replacement composite door and new frame. Fully guaranteed with quality anti snap locks fitted as standard.
We can measure and fit new upvc window frames as well as fit double glazed upvc panels. For extra protection we recommend vulnerable areas are fitted with laminated glass panels.
Here we can show you a few examples of the hundreds of upvc doors and windows we have repaired over the past 5 years.
SheffLOCK is a family locksmith business in Sheffield, South Yorkshire. Together they have over 40 years of police, security and burglary prevention experience.
Chris came today explaining the workings of the handles and anti snap locks. He was very efficient and knowledgeable of his trade, fitted four handles and locks within an hour explaining the operating system as he continued.Being ex police we fell confident trusting his expertise, very happy with the handles and locks feeling much more secure in our home.
Great Price, Speedy Delivery, just what was expected
After an attempted break-in via snapping my euro cylinder lock, ShefLOCK turned up within two hours (I'm based in east Doncaster) and fitted Ultion Locks and secured by design handles. Very thorough with their explanations and careful with installation including cleaning up after themselves.
We have gained a vast amount of security knowledge with over 40 years of police experience. There is so much to talk about so we have put our experience on paper in bite size, easy to read pages.
It is advised that large rear facing doors and large windows are fitted with laminated glass double glazed panels.
This helps keep the glass panels in one piece if they are struck hard to prevent the glass from shattering into small pieces. Although the glass panel will show signs of damage it will prevent anyone from entering your house. We started SheffLOCK as a burglary prevention company because we know that the majority of victims of burglary are receiving either completely wrong Burglary prevention advice, outdated information or simply not receiving any advice at all.
Accredited door locks ensure you and your family stay safe against unwanted visitors and are a requirement for home insurance policies.
Lock snapping burglary is a prolific method of entry that has been used by criminals for over a decade.
If you moved into a new property and you were burgled by someone who used a key, your insurance company would not pay out.
You are free to call us on Sheffield 0114 442 6200. We operate as an emergency locksmith service so we will answer as soon as we can. To make an appointment to fit new anti snap locks please call between 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.