Wooden Door Locksmith
Mr Lock Doc can replace or upgrade, repair or service a wide range of wooden door locks in and around the local area. We stock a variety of suitable Yale locks or equivalent that are certified to BS3621. We can change wooden door locks and upgrade your current locks to BS3621 if your insurance company requires it. We can also cut additional keys for your existing or new locks whilst on site.
Around 50% of houses have wooden entrance doors and these are mostly residential properties. Wooden doors can be fitted with a wide variety of locks but usually these are mortice, rim locks or nightlatches.
Mortice DeadLock – Usually found on front doors in combination with nightlatches. Most insurance companies stipulate that these locks should be five lever or carry a Kite Mark to BS3621.
Mortice Latch – Usually found on internal doors.
Rim Locks – Usually found on older houses and they can be deadlocks or sash locks.
Euro Sashlock – Found on exterior doors, usually back doors or on industrial and commercial units. Has both a deadbolt and a handle operated latch.
Rim Night Latch – Usually found on the exterior doors or properties.
Yale Nightlatch – Yale Nightlatch locks are a popular choice of front door lock available in BS361 or non-certified for insurance types.
If you need advice on which is the best lock to fit to your wooden door or need a lock upgrade then call Mr Lock Doc today for help and a trusted and experience locksmith service
BS3621 Wooden Door Locks
BS3621 Wooden Door Locks have to undergo rigourous testing to become Kite Marked. A BS3621 lock will have to adhere to the following standards:
- At least a 20mm protruding bolt tested for extreme force and shock loading.
- Hardened Steel Pins to protect against cutting.
- Harder Steel Plate surround to protect against drilling.
- Anti Pick Features.
- At least 5-levers.
- Steel Box frame to resist attacks.
- At least 1000 different key combinations.
Fully Stocked Vans
With one of the best stocked vans in the UK, I always carry locks and spares from the leading lock manufactures such as Yale, Chubb, Multi-T, Ultron, ERA and Union, so you can be assured I can repair or change your lock on the spot with the minimum of fuss. This means repeat visits that cost you more money are not required 99% of the time.
As a local and caring family run locksmith, I don’t charge any call out fees and there are no hidden charges or service extras to rack up your bill and I always stand by my quotes. I have lived in the local area for many years and indeed know a lot of local customers personally, therefore I like to stand by the reputation I have as a trusted locksmith that provides customers with the very best service possible and I am fiercely proud of my company.
Family Run Business
Mr Lock Doc is a family run business with over 20 years experience based in the Latton Bush Centre and provides locksmith services to domestic, commercial and local authority customers. Mr Lock Doc has NO call out charges, we do not charge VAT and there are NO hidden charges, the quote I give you over the phone is the price you will pay. We are the most trusted locksmith in Essex and the South East and provide locksmith services that are Checkatrade Trader Approved, Trading Standards Approved and Police checked.
We aim to respond to and get to you within 30 minutes or less if you are within Essex including Harlow, Chelmsford, Romford, Basildon, Braintree, Cheshunt, Ilford, Dagenham, Bishops Stortford, Hatfield and the general area, so you can be assured that we will arrive to give you the best possible local locksmith service.