Lock Identification

What type of lock do you have fitted?

Euro Cylinder

24 Hour Locksmith services We can fit Ultion Locks

These locks are often found in uPVC doors, it is a common type of pin tumbler lock.

They can vary from a standard euro cylinder to a high security 3 star lock. The higher security locks are often “anti snap”, “anti pick” and “anti drill”.

Probably the most secure euro cylinder available is the “Ultion” which has all of these and much more.

Oval Cylinder

24 Hour Locksmith in Hull can replace Oval Cylinder Locks

Oval cylinders are similar to euro cylinders in the way they work.

They are a different shape and more often found in wooden doors.








Rim Cylinder

Hull 24 Hour Locksmith can open or replace Rim (Yale) Locks

These are usually found with night latches and often referred to as Yale type locks.

They are circular in shape and work similar to other pin tumbler locks.

Although they are commonly referred to as Yale locks, there are many different makes of this type of lock.



Mortice Lock

Emergency 24 Hour Locksmith in Hull sopen and replace Mortice Locks

Mortice locks are found in wooden doors set inside a recess or “mortice” of a door.

They mostly use a lever lock system. There are many different types and makes of mortice locks and different levels of security.

Sash Lock

Rignall 24 Hour Locksmith Supply and fit Sash Locks

This has a deadlock and a latch.

Used with handles with the keyhole as part of it.





Deadlock

Emergency Locksmith in Hull open or replace deadlocks

They are used as a separate lock and not part of the handle mechanism.







2 or 3 Lever Mortice Lock

24 Hour Locksmith open mortice locks

These are generally used in a lot older doors or internal doors.

They are not a very secure lock and are not insurance approved locks!











5 Lever Curtain Lock

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They are a more secure lock and provide a lot more security than the 2 and 3 lever locks. They have a curtain within the key way which prevents access to the levers inside the lock.

Like most locks there are variations of this type and different makes. The most common makes are: Era and Union.

Although these are known as older locks, they provide a lot more security than most euro cylinders as they are harder to pick and sit inside the door so cannot be snapped.

Rim Lock

24 Hour Locksmith services We can open Rim Locks

Rim locks are normally found on shed doors and older doors.

They use a warded locking system and sit externally on the inside of the door











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24hr emergency locksmith covering the following areas in and around Hull:
Anlaby, Hessle, Willerby, Cottingham, Welton, Brough, Kirk Ella, Swanland, North Ferriby, Skidby, Melton, South Cave, North Cave, Beverley, Walkington, Skirlaugh, Preston, Burstwick, Hedon, Thorngumbald, Paull, Bilton, Keyingham, Sproatley, Burton Constable, Aldborough, Withernsea, Barton upon Humber, Wawne.