uPVC Windows and Doors

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At Keytek® Locksmiths we know that when you wake up in the morning to leave for work or return home after you have been shopping and find that your uPVC door is jammed in the locked or unlocked position, it can be an added stress you could do without. Well here at Keytek® Locksmiths we specialise in uPVC with all our Locksmiths being fully trained, accredited and are leading industry experts for uPVC doors and windows. We have vast experience with uPVC door locks, uPVC mechanisms, uPVC window locks and uPVC window locking mechanisms and offer a range of different services.

A quick call to Keytek® on 0800 035 0451 and we can have an expert uPVC Locksmith on site within 30 minutes* and nine times out of ten are able to resolve any issue on the first visit.

Our uPVC door Locksmith and uPVC window Locksmith are trained specifically in uPVC doors and windows so you can rest assured in knowing that your uPVC door locks, and window locks are in capable hands and back working as they should in no time.


Calling out the uPVC Specialists

As the most common door type in the UK, all Keytek® Locksmiths have extensive experience and expertise with uPVC doors and windows, making us one of the industry’s top uPVC specialists. As one of the Locksmith industry’s leading experts, we ensure that all of our customer benefit from our uPVC specialisation through our expert services.


Locksmith Services Offered by uPVC Specialists

There is a range of Locksmith services a uPVC Specialist will be able to offer:


Emergency uPVC Door Lockout

If your uPVC door lock has failed leaving you locked out, then it’s time to call a Locksmith. When you need to get back in quickly, we can be with you in 30 minutes* to get you back in using non-destructive entry techniques that ensure that presentation and security of your door.

Should a part of the uPVC door locking mechanism be beyond repair or service, our fully stocked vans allow us to complete the job in one visit where possible, making sure that your home is always secured.

Our expertise in uPVC and committed to high quality uPVC Locksmith services means that when you need a Locksmith you only have to give us a call on 0800 035 0451 and we will sort the issue for you!


Why Might a uPVC Lock Fail?

There are a number of reasons why your uPVC door locks, and uPVC window locks may unfortunately fail. Everything from a worn out gearbox to a loose spring can cause a uPVC door or window lock to stop working, but never fear as our uPVC Locksmith specialists have the expertise, knowledge, and technical training to tackle all and any uPVC problems.

With a range of equipment and parts on board, our expert uPVC Locksmiths will most likely be able to sort all issues within a single visit. If not, our specialist ordering procedures ensure that you have the right part within 48 hours* and in the meantime our uPVC Locksmiths will secure your property before leaving to ensure that your home security is maintained.


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uPVC Door and Lock Repair

As uPVC specialists, all Keytek® Locksmiths are specially trained to identify and maintain uPVC doors. Not only does this mean that we can service the lock and locking mechanism but also the door itself! We ensure that all of our Locksmiths are experts so that when they arrive to a job, they are able to identify the problem within a matter of moments and then start the process to get the issue resolved.


Replacing a Lock on a uPVC Door

If your lock has broken, or you are just looking for a lock change then our uPVC specialist Locksmiths can be on site to help. As industry experts, we always prioritise security. This means that above all else we value and place importance on the fact that our customers are safe, and their home is secured. One way we do this is by only replacing like for like. Look at the top 5 signs that your lock might need to be replaced today.

When a Keytek® Locksmith replaces a uPVC, door lock we ensure that the security level of our customers home is maintained through replacing the existing lock with one of the same security standards or higher. So, if you have an anti-snap lock on your uPVC door, the lock we replace it with will also be anti-snap.


uPVC Door Lock Upgrading

If you are considering upgrading your uPVC door locks to higher security models, all Keytek® Locksmiths are able to supply and fit ABS High Security Euro Cylinders and euro cylinders that conform to British Standard offering you a range of different models to choose from to secure your home.


How Much Does It Cost to Replace a uPVC Door Lock?

The cost of replacing a uPVC door lock can change depending on time of day and the type of lock needed. For example, if you call a Locksmith outside of working hours (usually 8am – 6pm, Monday to Friday) then you can expect to pay more than if you were to call within working hours. Similarly different lock types and makes hold different pricing, so the specific lock that your door requires will affect the overall price of the job.

Read our guide to Locksmith Pricing.


uPVC Multipoint Locking System

Multi-point locking mechanisms are where you lift the handle of a door which then engages a number of locking points throughout the side of the door effectively securing the door in place. The locking points are then locked in when the accompanying cylinder lock is turned.

This mechanism makes a uPVC door more secure as instead of a single locking point within a door you now have multiple, securing the door better to the frame.


uPVC Multipoint Locking System Failure

Unfortunately, sometimes these mechanisms can become jammed in the engaged position and mean that even if the door will lock and unlock at the cylinder the door is jammed shut because of the additional locksmith points throughout the door. But never to worry, as uPVC specialists we are equipped to tackle any uPVC issues our customers might face and offer them a solution that’s efficient and effective!


Home Security

For more advice on home security take a look at our Ultimate Guide to Home Security Guide! In particular, we have a whole section on Door and Lock security which includes some great information, tips and tricks for home security alongside also diving into the Ultimate Guide to Window Security.


*where possible

uPVC Windows and Doors

Yes. You can change both the lock barrel (the part where the key goes in) and also the lock itself. Both are usually quick and easy for an expert uPVC Locksmith to do.

The best locks for uPVC will be higher security euro cylinders that have security features like anti-snap. You’ll want a lock that conforms to at least BS TS 007.

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