Lock Repairs

21 July

Doncaster Upvc Door Repairs

Hello there, and happy July to you. I’ve just had a garbled voicemail asking me to pen a short blog about the USP of The Doors. Ever obedient, I’ve done a bit of research into the band, led by frontman Jim Morrison, and formed in 1965 in Los Angeles. Their major hits included Light my Fire, Riders on the Storm, and The End, with their brand of music best described as… ah, hang on a minute. I’ve just listened to the voicemail again. The blog requested was on the subject of UPVC doors, not the USP of The Doors. This is slightly embarrassing, but I’ve written over 100 words now, so we’ll just leave them there and move on. 

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12 May

Do Upvc Doors Expand In The Heat?

“Summer in the city where the air is still”, sang Aztec Camera on my radio the other day and I think we can learn a lot from those words, taken from the opening lines of Somewhere in My Heart. They really resonate with me on this May evening as I rush through the streets, being battered by the wind-driven rain, arrive home, turn the heating up and then realise I don’t live in an actual city. But apart from that, yes, those lyrics really resonate. 

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25 April

How Locks Have Played A Role In Religion.

Right then, how the devil are you? I’m okay thanks for asking, touch wood. Nearly walked under a ladder earlier, but narrowly avoided that, thank goodness, and have dodged all the cracks in the pavement so far today. Almost had the nightmare of eating 13 biscuits, but realised in time and made it to a solid 14. Not that I’m superstitious at all... *crosses fingers*.

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03 March

Why uPVC door repairs can save you time and money

UPVC doors are like any component of your home - they may start off looking and working great, but after time they can experience problems. If this sounds like something you've experienced, here are just some of the reasons you might want to think about uPVC door repairs.

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12 December

The History of Locks

It's nearly Christmas and you might be expecting me to do a blog relating to the festive season. Well perhaps this locksmith isn't going to play by those rules. They don't call me the Renegade Locksmith for nothing, you know. Okay, they don't call me that at all. But if they knew I wasn't doing a Christmas-related blog they might. Instead, I'm going to talk about *big intake of breath*.... a brief history of locks. *waits for stunned silence followed by rapturous applause*. Oh..okay, maybe the applause comes later. 

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29 May

Common problems with uPVC doors

Most modern properties have uPVC doors, but despite being a popular choice among homeowners, they're not without their problems. Whether it's a result of general wear and tear or the use of poor quality components, it's not uncommon to find that remedial work is needed once in a while.

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28 November

Beating the burglars this Winter!

The clocks have gone back, festive gifts are appearing in the shops and suddenly the temperature has dropped - yes we're at that time of year where it feels like Winter is coming in quick!

Each year when this happens there is a spike in the number of burglaries due to less daylight hours, in fact statistics show a 20% increase in home burglaries during the darker months. On top of that as Christmas approaches people leave their homes empty frequently for shopping trips and social events, and burglars are aware of the likelihood of them having brand new high-value items worth stealing inside.

So here are a few tips from us on getting your home security ready for Winter, so that you can relax and enjoy all of the good things related to the season - bring on the Christmas pudding!

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23 February

A day in the life of a Doncaster locksmith

This was not a normal day but it did get interesting. The day before i received a call to attend a repossession of a commercial premises and to meet the bailiff at 6am. This would be what is termed a "peaceful entry", where there is to be no one there at the time of entering the building. 

 

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24 November

Coldseal Door Repairs Doncaster

Coldseal doors and windows were a popular choice many years ago. For most households they were a good value choice for new double glazing installations. But unfortunately the company went into liquidation, leaving it's customers with not only no warranty but no backup service. 

Does This Mean A New Door? 

Absolutely not!

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05 November

Tilt and Slide Door Repairs Doncaster

In the Doncaster area tilt and slide doors were a popular choice some years ago. Many of these doors have never received a service throughout this time. This has meant that some are becoming troublesome!

S F Locksmith are very experienced in dealing with the repair of tilt and slide doors in Doncaster and can offer you a great professional door service at a price that will be considerably less than replacing the door completely.

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