Lock Snap Protection

There has been a rise in lock snapping in the uk with some area’s reporting a 30% increase in burglaries through this method.

What is lock snapping?

Lock snapping is a process where the locking cylinder is literally snapped in two by applying lateral or vertical force to one end of the euro profile cylinder, leaving the mechanism vulnerable to attack, this process can take just seconds to gain entry.

Types of doors effected by lock snapping?

Lock snapping effects euro cylinder locks, this type of lock is commonly found on upvc, composite and aluminium doors often found on residential and business premises. This type of lock is fitted to millions of properties throughout the uk.

How do i know if my door may be vulnerable?

Does your euro lock protrude past the handles more than 5mm? If so then your door may be at risk of lock snapping ,  If you are concerned about your security call AA Lock and Key locksmiths Bristol on 0784 666 2889 and we can advise you on your  security and give you a free quote to upgrade your locks.

What can be done!

AA Lock and key supply and fit mul-t-lock break secure xp security cylinders, these anti snap locks can’t be snapped in the same way, they are secure due to their design against this type of attack. Mul-t-lock euro locks also give you the option to upgrade your existing locks, they can also be keyed alike, (one key works all locks) this saves you carrying a massive bunch of keys around, mul-t-lock xp euro locks have achieved the BSI Kitemark TS007 3* industry rating and conform with current insurance standards. AA Lock and Key are also equipped  to cut mul-t-lock security keys on site using the specialist mul-t-lock key cutting machine for your added convenience and security.

Call AA Lock and Key today on 0784 666 2889 for a free quotation and expert advice.