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Locksmith Elias Place
Local locksmith Elias Place
Locksmith Elias Place
We have a locksmith nearby Elias Place who will be able to attend your emergency in 30 minutes of your call. We take customer satisfaction extremely seriously and will always try and provide every customer with a tailored, professional and affordable service, if you are ever unsatisfied give us a call and we will do our best to resolve any issue you may have.
Our Elias Place locksmith specialises in all types of locks such as night latches, mortice locks, multi T locks etc. We only supply locks which meet British standard 3621 which is set by the British standard institute as a measure of theft resistance.
Our locksmith lives locally to the SW8 area and knows the area very well, as well as the types of buildings and usual problems they incur.
Crime in SW8
According to UKCrimestats the area of SW8 has a population of approximately 38,000 people and had a reported 259 reported burglaries mainly in residential homes. So to overcome such crime we have a small list of recommendations.
Tips from our locksmith
- 2 out of 3 burglars gain entry to properties using the front or back doors with the other third entreing through a window. This concludes it is of the upmost importance to make sure every time you leave your home you lock up. Another method of gaining entry is by using force, usually by kicking down the door. To prevent this we can install London bars to your door frame which will make them much stronger and force resistant.
- Another method used to gain entry is known as lock snapping. This is when a criminal uses simple tools such as a screwdriver to gain access to the lock mechanism and thus render it useless. To prevent this being a problem you can get ITCC to install an anti snap lock in your doors, such as an ABS 3 star lock which is both police and insurance approved.
- Burglaries usually occur in the summer months between June and August as this is the time of the year where people tend to be more carless and leave the windows open and unlocked. Burglaries tend to take place either at night or during the working hours usually between 10am and 3pm, when most people are either at work or school. The typical burglar is aged between 18 – 25, male and is on the lookout for small easy to sell items such as phones, laptops, tablets, jewellery and car keys. Common tools such as hammers and screwdrivers are used to gain entry to homes. Burglaries may seem random however there is a very simple selection process, which is the home must be empty and have easy access, so low quality locks, single glazed windows for example. And at the moment burglars are haveing a great time with the police only managing to solve 6% of burglaries.
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