When someone called the locksmith in years past, the need was almost always for help with a mechanical lock and/or the key to make that lock work. In the past few decades, however, locksmiths have become experts in several related areas of security, while still offering professional service for locks and keys.
If you have been the victim of a burglary or intruder damage, locksmiths in AL5 can make repairs and change the locks for you to help you prevent future problems. However, they now offer burglar system installation and upgrades to provide additional security, so their service is certainly not limited to locks, keys, and door/window repairs.
You can also call on these same specialists to help you with more sophisticated security systems, an investment you’ll benefit from every time you’re away from home or business. Not only can you have a reliable intruder alarm, you may want to have a system that will call you or send you a text if there’s a break-in. These systems can also notify police or be controlled from a central station supervised by the locksmith’s security company.
uPVC Locks and Services
You may also want to talk with your locksmith about uPVC locks. This term is the shortened version of unplasticised polyvinyl chloride. The material is a rigid, durable plastic and the fittings come in a range of colours and finishes. Locksmiths today are knowledgeable and qualified in this specific area of security, so be sure to talk with a member of the staff if you feel this is what you need.