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What Is Lock Snapping?

What Is Lock Snapping?

15th September 2021

Lock snapping technique is becoming an increasingly common method now for burglars to enable them to break into a home. Lock snapping is an attack method that focuses on Euro cylinder door locks. Some locks can be broken into within 10 seconds! The Lock Snapping Method Burglars would normally use basic tools like a screwdriver...

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When Should External Door Locks Be Changed?

When Should External Door Locks Be Changed?

Your external doors are your first line of defense when protecting your home from burglars, this is why it is important to ensure that they are as secure as they can be, and they are kept in good working order. If your locks are showing signs of wear and tear, if they have been compromised...

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Watch How Quickly A Burglar Can Break In To Your Home

Watch How Quickly A Burglar Can Break In To Your Home

(Video Below) Lock-snapping is now the most common method of entry for burglars in the Sheffield, Rotherham, Barnsley and Chesterfield area. Lock-snapping is a method of forced entry where-by the burglar uses a wrench to snap the cylinder in your door in half, thus rendering the lock useless and giving the burglar access to your...

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When to drill a Lock

When to drill a Lock

When you can’t swipe a card to push the latch or use a hook to open the door from the inside by pulling the handle down. When the lock won’t work with the key because of any problem that might be the mechanism. Whenever all the above options have been checked and tried and there...

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3 Home Security Mistakes That Could Be Costing You Money!

3 Home Security Mistakes That Could Be Costing You Money!

When we hear about being burgled on the news or from a friend we often think that it wont ever happen to us and as a result neglect our own home security measures. Here a 3 home security measures that are often ignored but by doing this it could cost you dearly. Motion Sensored Lights...

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UPVC Windows and Doors Security

UPVC Windows and Doors Security

UPVC windows and doors are widely used across the UK and it is thought to be one of the best options for securing your property from the likes of burglars. With this in mind, it is important to check the type of lock that is supplied with your windows and doors as the wrong kind...

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Home Security: Keep Burglars Away From Your Home

Home Security: Keep Burglars Away From Your Home

Ensuring your home is safe from intruders doesn’t necessarily require hi tech gadgets and top of the range home security systems, there a numerous options and simple solutions to securing your property and deterring burglars. The best place to start is figuring out what attracts burglars to your home and then implementing measures to prevent...

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Top 5 Home Security Tips For Going on Holiday

Top 5 Home Security Tips For Going on Holiday

It’s that time of year when we all swan off to somewhere hot to enjoy the sun, sea and sand. It is also the perfect time for burglars to start looking for targets, as they know most people are away on holiday. We have put together 5 tips to make sure you don’t become a...

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Gain Entry: Lock Picking

Gain Entry: Lock Picking

Lock picking is used to open locks by manipulation the components without using a key. This technique is used regularly by locksmiths to gain entry to a property in which the owner has a broken or lost key. This process when used by a professional locksmith in non destructive. Lock picking has been used to...

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Lock Outs: What Do You Do?

Lock Outs: What Do You Do?

Lock outs are one of the most common reasons people require the services of a locksmith. At some point in our lives we all experience some sort o f lock out situation and the initial reaction is panic, although this is a normal reaction G & M Locksmiths have put together four steps you can...

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