Bedroom Door Lock Installation in Pretoria and Centurion Call OB Locksmith Pretoria And Centurion 0794579279
What to expect when calling a locksmith for a bedroom door lock installation in Pretoria and Centurion
Firstly, why would you call a Bedroom door locksmith? Well, after years of experience we've collected a list of reasons as to why -
Most bedroom Doors in Pretoria and Centurion are fitted with Sash locks or Privacy Knob sets . If your door only has a handle we recommend installing a 3 lever mortice deadlock . In such cases it may be necessary for you to install a Euro lock with thumb turner for fire safety reasons. However, some bedroom doors do have a latch with lever set or even Rim cylinder with Night latch's.
There are many options available in regards to which type of bedroom door lock you can install in your home. It is up to each customer to decide on whatever lock that suits their security needs, functionality and budget.
Sometimes they may be limited depending on the thickness of the bedroom door, getting a locksmith to advise is a good way to go as you can avoid trying to install an inappropriate lock.
Call-out - After narrowing down the locksmith in your area with the best reviews, gotten a few quotes and settled on a locksmith company, just call them and they will normally come at a time that suites you. It's best to use a mobile locksmith company as they will always have options for you to choose from in the vehicles.
Locksmith Arrival - When the locksmiths arrives he will normally check the door first to see which options are best, he may ask a few questions as to why you are looking to lock the door. This is simply to decide whether you may need a high security lock on your door ( planning on storing valuables) or simply want to keep curious eyes out of your personal belongings.
If you have a handle latch mechanism, the best option for you is to install a three lever mortice lock or Euro lock , especially if you want a thumb turn to lock the door from the inside, handy in fire safety situations. If you have a door that does not have a handle or lock, you can choose to either install a handle + latch mechanism and a lock as mentioned above or go for a sash lock or knob set installation. Sash lock and knob set is an economic selection as you have the lock and handle in one set, it also has a cleaner look as you can customize the hardware to match other handles and keyholes in your home.
Installation of a bedroom lock - Should you have chosen to go with any type of mortice lock, whether it be a euro mortice or mortice sash lock, the locksmith will need to drill the door. This can take up to an hour or so depending on the lock you have chosen to install. This will also apply to night latch's, however there will more than likely be less mess.
Cleanup, testing and payment - All good locksmiths care about the end of result of their work. Should they have done a good job and used quality products the lock could last hundreds of years if looked after. This includes cleaning up after themselves, it will normally involve using a floor protector or making sure to vacuum straight away so it doesn't get trodden into the carpet. Testing is also essential, as with the purchase of any product, its best to test that it works, the same goes with plumbers, electricians and any trade, its always best to test the work.