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Patio Door Not Locking

16th January 2021

During the recent cold spell, diid you have trouble locking your upvc door? Surprising to a lot of people is that they are affected by the temperature. They do contract in the cooler temperature and the opposite as it warms. 

What can also happen is as the days lengthen and the sun rises, the low March sun that hits South facing doors at 12.00 can also cause them to expand as the sun hits the doors directly. 

It will not be just down to the heat though. The door will have moved out of alignment over time and add this to the temperature change causes the doors not to sit correctly in the frame and stops the door locking fully. 

You don't have to live with this fortunately because we can fix all these issues and get the door back to how it was when originally fitted and working perfectly. It will also save you money in the long run because forcing the door to lock, which is how people cope with this problem will break the lock. 

The cost for this service is approximately £70-75 and can be completed usually the same day you call. 

If you need to book an appointment, call Stephen at SF Locksmith Doncaster on 07990573857



Call 01302 378 067 we'll be there within the hour

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