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There could be nothing more frustrating when your door won’t lock! What do you do? More importantly, why won’t it lock? We look at how to combat a lock that won’t turn or close in the summer months due to heat expansion. A door that won’t lock can really spoil your day, and most importantly […]

Are you moving into a new home? Whether it is a new build property or the property is just new to you, it’s wise to err on the side of caution and replace the locks and keys. Ensure you are safe in your new property with Cathedral Locksmiths and our lock changing service. We get […]

If you’ve encountered a broken window on your property, it can be a stressful experience. But there are measures you can immediately take to ensure your property is safe and secure before a boarding-up service arrives. Whether it be a large front room window or a panel on your door, a broken window can occur […]

If you come home to find your windows broken, you need to know what to do and how to act fast. Here is our list of advice and actions to take to ensure your home is safe and secure as soon as possible following the discovery. Coming home to find your home has been broken […]

Moving into a new home can be an excitable time for us all, the eagerness to finally recreate your Pinterest home ideas into your own is becoming too much to bare! This readiness to move in often takes over, pushing the more important checks to the back of our mind. We’re here to give you […]

As the leaves start to change colour and we transition into Autumn, days become shorter, evenings draw in and nights become longer. Securing your home should be a top priority as darker days create more opportunities for those looking to break in or cause trouble. Take the time to secure your garden including any sheds […]

If you are going on holiday or for a weekend away then it is vital to check the security of your home. On average 60% of burglaries occur whilst nobody is at home so we have compiled a check list to improve your home security whilst you are away. 1. Cancel papers or milk deliveries Piled […]

Over time locks can deteriorate and problems such as rust can occur, as well as being unsightly this can make the lock weaker and easier to tamper with. Rust is an iron oxide and is formed by the reaction of iron and oxygen with water or air moisture. In most metals derived from iron such […]

As the summer season continues we enjoy hot, sunny days and warm balmy evenings. For many of us, that means we leave our windows and doors open whilst we try to catch a cool breeze. While we enjoy summer days and evenings in our gardens we should not forget that this time of the year […]