We offer an emergency out of hours service
Have you been unfortunate enough to suffer a burglary in Stirling, Dunblane or Bridge of Allan? Our emergency locksmith can help!
Bob’s Locks can repair the damage and ensure the security of your property. Our locksmiths in Stirling can provide advice and recommendations to minimise the chance of repeated burglary. We can upgrade your existing door locks, window locks or garage locks to conform to BS 3621 or the diamond standard of PAS 24 on uPVC doors.
The fitting of door locks, window locks, and other forms of additional security will help to keep burglars out. In 20% of burglaries, thieves gain entry through open doors and windows. You should have reliable, strong locks fitted and make sure your doors and windows remain closed and locked.
The Home Office recommends fitting five-lever mortice deadlocks (British Standard BS3621:2004) to all external doors. Many insurance companies require this as a minimum standard and may offer a discount on your premium.
Emergency locksmith in Stirling, Dunblane and Bridge of Allan
If you have lost your keys, your lock has failed, shut the door behind you, or even have been unfortunate to have your bag stolen, Bob’s Locks can help. We are on hand to get you back inside your home and rectify any troublesome locks.
We always aim for a non-destructive entry first and will provide you with a professional service at all times.
Our expert locksmiths can address your needs to provide you with the most cost-effective and suitable solutions. Our locksmith’s emergency response van aims to be with you in 30 minutes in the Stirlingshire area.
Do you have a damaged or faulty uPVC door lock in Stirling, Dunblane, or Bridge of Allan?
It is important to try the door locking mechanism when the door is in the open position; if the door bolts slide into the locked position when the door is open the door may just need re-aligning. If the mechanism or multi-point lock fails, the door will need to be opened by our locksmith. In many cases, the mechanism will have to be replaced.
Our shop, based in Stirling, and our mobile response van are always well stocked and we aim to complete all jobs in the first visit.
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Bob's Locks, locksmiths in Stirling, can gain entry to most locks without having to change the lock, enabling the continual use of your existing set of keys.
Yes, Bob's Locks are able to change most code locks to a new code.
No, our locksmiths will aim to pick or bypass the lock so hopefully there would be no need for new keys.
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5 Lever Mortice Locks
Is your lock British Standard compliant or do you need to upgrade?
Bob’s Locks, Stirling – emergency locksmith recommend all locks should be upgraded and replaced with 5-lever locks, tested to BS3621:2004, which can be identified by the British Standard Kitemark symbol. This is usually a minimum insurance requirement and can be found on the faceplate of the lock.
Mortice locks are embedded into the door itself and can only be opened with the key. They are commonly found on back doors and are often fitted to front doors in addition to a cylinder rim lock (Yale lock).
Mortice locks can often be described as a deadlock or sash lock. A deadlock is a mortice lock which has just a key hole and a bolt. A sash lock has a bolt, latch, and a pair of handles.
Mortice locks have several lever variations: a 2, 3, 5 or 7 lever mechanism. 5 lever and above can be British Standard or non British Standard. The higher the number of ‘levers’ the more difficult the lock is to “pick” and the more secure it will be. The higher the lever count in the lock, the more key variations there are eliminating duplicate keys. Why not call our emergency Stirling locksmith today!