Address: Hanover Place, Bristol BS1 6XT
Operating in the vicinity of Brunel’s SS Great Britain
Locksmith Spike Island services cater for all of the Bristol area. Our services include both residential and commercial properties. The locksmiths are trained and vetted to ensure a safe and professional service.
We operate throughout the year day or night (24/7) hotline and can be called out for emergencies as well as pre-book for routine jobs such as upgrades and fresh installations for new doors and windows. We carry a large range of locks and spares in our vans which allow us to attend to all calls regardless if out of business hours.
Locksmith Spike Island Services can provide British Standard locks (BS3621) which are a requirement for most insurance policies as well as specialised locks such as Banham and Mul-T-Lock upon request.
Locks, doors, and keys, just like many other items in our home, are objects that we all take for granted until such time as we face a problem that is out of our control, such as being locked out of the property or lock failure (broken keys, mechanism failure). More often than not, it happens at times when we are least prepared for this eventuality. This guide aims to explain five basic points which are common to most homes and would be able to benefit the user when dealing with a locksmith.
What is BS3621?
Standardised by the British Standards Institution, the BS3621 lock is classified as a thief-resistant lock and is normally fitted on external doors. It stands to reason why most insurance companies require homeowners to install these locks on their properties.
What is a deadlock mortice lock?
A mortice deadlock is fitted inside the body of the door in a predetermined pocket which aligns with the door frame. Once it is inserted into the door, it allows for a cleaner, more professional finish to the house entrance and provides cover for the lock from interfering hands and the elements…