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Euro Cylinder Locks Explained

Are you curious about the powerful and versatile euro cylinder lock?

Whether you're a homeowner looking to upgrade your door's security or a business owner seeking reliable protection, euro cylinder locks are a popular and effective option.

But how do they work? what sets them apart from other types of locks?

In this guide, we'll take a deeper dive into the world of euro cylinder locks and explain everything you need to know.

Master Key Systems Explained

Are you in charge of managing access to a large building or facility?

If that is so, you may have heard about the benefits of using a master key system for your property.

But what exactly is a master key system? and how can it simplify your access control processes? 

In this guide, we'll explain everything you need to know about master key systems, including how they work, their benefits, and their potential drawbacks.

Whether you're a landlord, HMO, business owner, or simply interested in learning more about this innovative technology, this is the go-to resource for all things on master keying.

So why wait? discover the power of a master key system today!

Handles For Front Doors Explained

Are you looking to upgrade the appearance and functionality of your front door?

If so, you may want to consider new handles! But with so many styles and materials to choose from...

How do you know which handles are the right fit for your door and your personal style?

In this guide to front door handles, we'll explain everything you need to know, including the various types, finishes, and features on the market today.

Whether you're looking to improve the security of your home or simply want to enhance its appearance, we've developed this guide to answer all of your questions.

Let's find your new door handle!

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What Are Anti Snap Locks & Bump Resistant Locks?

Lock snapping is responsible for around a quarter of burglaries in the UK, but what is it and do you stop it happening to you?

Lock snapping is simple, fast and requires no special tools - luckily, anti-snap locks can stop intruders in their tracks. Discover what anti snap locks are and how they prevent your euro cylinder lock being compromised.

But what about lock bumping? Though it is less common than lock snapping, it is still a concerning method of breaking and entering.

In this guide, we'll explain what lock bumping is and how bump resistant locks stop this method working.

Cylinder Installation Guide

Ensure you are correctly fitting your euro door cylinder.

The guidance in this guide has been issued by the Guild of Architectural Ironmongers, the Door & Hardware Federation, the Glass and Glazing Federation and the Master Locksmiths Association to help prevent the mishandling of cylinders which result in failures and incorrect fitting.

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