Today i was called to a property in Grays where the customer had a new door fitted with a high security cylinder with a thumbturn. This particular make of thumbturn cylinder does not allow the key to work on the outside if the knob on the thumbturn is not in the correct position so the customer was locked out. The company that installed the door did advise the customer of this and if this happened they would not be getting in through the front door but they rushed out the door and the knob was pointing upwards. I arrived and opened the door with no damage and the customer has requested the cylinder to be changed
I attended a property in chafford hundred where the customer had moved in too a new flat in Chafford hundred and wanted all the locks changed for security reasons. I left site to purchase a lock that i do not have on the van then returned to change the locks. Customer very happy with the speedy the job was done
Today i was called to a property in Aveley where the inside handle was rotating and not working the mechanism. This type of mechanism does have this problem alot. I advised the customer that the door can still be double locked whilst We wait for the new mechanism to arrive
Today i attended a property in chafford hundred grays. The owner had used pj locksmiths a couple of years ago and kept my number. When i arrived they were locked out with a key snapped in the cylinder. I gained entry to the property and removed the broken key. After testing the cylinder it felt a bit notchy. none of the keys were were very good. I advised they changed the cylinder whilst i was there. They agreed and had a much higher security cylinder fitted.
Today i was called to a property in Grays ,someone had tried to force the back door open . They did not get in but the owner was having problems opening and locking the door. I had a good close look at both the lock mechanism and the keeps and noticed lock was binding on the centre keep . I adjusted the keep and the door and the locking is now fine
Today i attended a property in Romford. The owners required the locks changed . The front door was a double set in which i changed the cylinders and adjusted the doors so the doors would lock. The next was an old metal door and the last was a reasonably new upvc door.
Today i went to a property in Grays where the owner had gone out with the rubbish just as she got to the bins she heard her front door slam shut. She had no phone and no keys Her neighbour found my number on google and within 15 minutes i was on site i got her in to her property.
I was called to a property in Chadwell St Mary near Tilbury . The inside handle was rotating and not working the mechanism . I removed the handles to find the section where the spindle goes through had broken up. The mechanism was made by GU and the older style Gu centre case in no longer available apart from some very bad copies . I ordered the new style GU mechanism which went straight on and only had to move the centre keep i also fitted a new cylinder so every componant is new.
Tonight i was called to a property in Grays where the customer wanted 3 euro cylinders changed . One on the front door and 2 on the patio doors. I removed and all 3 and the customer is happy
Today i went to a new development in Harold Wood to fit a new set of handles which had to come from Denmark. Once the handles were on the top and bottom keeps had to be moved so the door would lock smoothly . Forcing the handle up to lock the door was the cause of the outside handle coming away from the base .