Locksmiths Chester are acutely aware of the latest techniques that the bad guys use to gain illegal entry to premises. This has gone through many phases using bump techniques, picking techniques, drilling techniques and now the latest and most common method of attack is to literally snap the cylinder that is in a standard uPVC, composite or timber door.
You can see the different methods of attack by clicking the following link – Methods of Attack
Since 2009 there has been a prominent rise in the use of lock snapping on euro cylinder locks, (the technique of snapping the cylinder into two by applying force onto the lock. With the daily news being bombarded with the clear message to ensure the security of your locks against forced entry, it has been found that 27% of all burglaries across the country involved lock snapping. I have attached a BBC documentary below which I highly recommend all of my customers take a quick look at.
Lime locks offer a wide range of domestic locksmith services – Please call Paul and I will be only too pleased to offer my services.