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Always lock your doors while in your property, unlocked doors are a sneak thief’s dream. Don’t hang up your keys or leave them lying around in full view, keep them out of sight, out of reach and keep spare keys down to a minimum. Fit British Standard locks and...

Cylinder snapping is a way of bypassing a UPVC door lock

Should you be concerned by this?.......read on. Looking back over thirty years when UPVC doors were in their infancy, the majority of doors were manufactured from hard or soft wood and mortice locks like the Chubb five lever were common place. This type of lock...