Door Lock Repairs Teddington

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If you are based in Teddington and need locksmith services for door repair, lock replacement and more, here at Assist Locks, I am a local Teddington locksmith who can offer a range of lock repair and lock replacement services. It does not matter whether you are looking for residential or commercial property lock repair and door repair, I have you covered.

If you have residential and commercial properties and are in need of professional locksmith service in Teddington you are in the right place, I can offer you lock replacements, door lock repairs, lock installation, lock upgrades and fix union multipoint locks. Not only that but I am qualified in offering window lock repair, frame repair, fire doors and any broken door lock you might have.

Give me a call today if you need help with your home or commercial premises door locks, I can offer my door lock repair services in Teddington. We are always here to take your call, deal with any enquiries and answer any questions that you may have regarding the door lock repairs that we provide in Teddington. Professional locksmith services have never been easier to find, I can fix that faulty lock 7 days a week, give me a call.


Doors That We Repair

There are a lot of doors out there in the world, and you may not even know the type of door that you have. The team here at Assist Locks in Teddington are able to repair the following door locks:

UPVC Door Lock Repairs

UPVC door locks are one of the most common types of locks and are usually installed on UPVC composite doors. The multipoint locking system locks simultaneously when they are locked with a front door key.

Double Glazing Door Lock Repairs

Double glazing doors also utilise multipoint locking systems and generally have a minimum of three locking points that all lock with the turn of a key.

Conservatory Door Lock Repairs

Conservatories are usually secured by multipoint locks, ensuring maximum safety in your home. Multipoint locking mechanisms can also sometimes be called 3 point locking systems, so you should keep a lookout for people referring to this type of lock too.

Bi-Fold Door Lock Repairs

We repair some types of Bi-Fold door locks and it’s best to send photos, in the first instance. Bi-fold doors can have one of two locking systems in place, and they are multipoint and eight-point locks. Depending on where you have purchased your bi-fold doors from, your bi-fold doors will have one of the above mechanisms. If you do not know the type of lock that you have on your bi-fold door, you can call our team of local locksmiths in Teddington to assist you.

Wooden Door Lock Repairs

Wooden doors tend to have a ‘rim night latch system, otherwise known as a ‘Yale’ lock, or a mortice deadlock mechanism. There is also something called ‘fringe casing’ that is used when older wooden doors are being fitted, as they are usually much bigger than the standard modern door frame.

Timber Door Lock Repairs

There are a few common lock types that are used on timber doors, and they include mortice locks, night latch locks, tubular latch, deadlocks, or sash locks. Sometimes, rebate conversion kits can be needed for door locks and keep and must be fitted into ‘rebated’ edges of timber doors. Our team can help you figure out the kind of lock that you have on your timber door.

French Door Lock Repairs

French doors usually have deadbolt locking systems, either double-sided or one-side half deadbolt locks. French doors tend to be more secure than sliding doors, but it can be extremely easy to break in if it is poorly installed.

Patio Door Lock Repairs

Patio doors can have a few lock types, including top and bottom key-operated locks (this is the most popular one), a central rail key operated lock and a multipoint locking system.

Composite Door Lock Repairs

If you have a composite door on your property, it will have one of the three-door lock types. They have either lever locks, split spindle locks, or slam locks. As locksmiths in Teddington, we are able to repair all types of composite door locks, so why not give us a call?

Aluminium Door Lock Repairs

Many lock types can be fitted onto aluminium doors, and they include a euro deadlocking latch, and a threaded rim deadlock. If you find yourself with a faulty locking mechanism on your aluminium door, please feel free to call our team for aluminium door lock repairs in Teddington.

Bathroom Door Lock Repairs

The standard locks for bathroom doors are mortice locks, deadlocks, deadbolt locks, or ‘turn and release’ locks. Are you locked in or out of your bathroom in Teddington? If you are, our local locksmiths can help you.

Garage Door Lock Repairs

If you have a garage on your property, it will have a deadbolt lock, a security room lock, a handle and pin lock, a euro lock, or a handle lock. We can perform garage door lock repairs for a wide range of garage door locks, so you do not have to be locked out of your garage for long.

If you want to know more information about the different kinds of door locks that we repair in and around Teddington, please feel free to get in contact with us.

You Probably Don’t Need A New Door

When your front door locks have broken most people think this means you need a brand new door or door replacement, this is not the case at all. Most issues can be fixed by professional locksmiths, fairly quickly as well in most cases. If your locking system has failed, an expert locksmith, like us in Teddington, can simply repair your door lock or fit you a brand-new lock altogether. You could call an emergency locksmith service, but don’t fear, I can come as soon as possible to fix your lock, so give me a call.

This is all very good news, as you won’t have to fork out a lot of money for a completely new door, and just pay for the repair of the lock or a brand-new lock. This is also the case for your back door, window repairs and is helpful for all window and door repairs.

Call Assist Locks Today

If you are based in Teddington and you are in need of repairs on composite doors, bi-fold doors, conservatory doors, double glazed doors, wooden doors, timber doors, French doors, patio doors, double glazing doors, or UPVC doors, please give us a call using 07795 280621 or 0208 819 2717.

Alternatively, you can also book online using our online enquiry form, and a member of our locksmith team will give you a call back as soon as we possibly can. You don’t have to suffer from faulty door locks anymore, we are here to help you. Give Assist Locks a call today, offering both commercial locksmith services and domestic locksmith services.

You can find our door lock repair services in the following locations; Isleworth, Teddington, Twickenham and Richmond.

Door Lock Repair FAQs

You can try to shake the door around, whilst jiggling the key or thumb turn. If you can, take the handle off and there may be an emergency slider that will open the door.

Try to lift the handle up and down a few times, whilst turning the key. If door will not open, it’s best to call a local locksmith, who has tools that can open jammed doors.

Try to lift the handle up and down a few times, whilst turning the key. If door will not open, it’s best to call a local locksmith, who has tools that can open jammed doors.

The lock may be very worn, keys cylinder may have failed and replacement parts may be required.

Anything between £85.00 – £250.00

Yes, there are some garage door repairers that can pull out small dents.

Garage Defender lock, in addition to the standard lock already installed on the garage door.

Yes, the garage door lock can be rekeyed on some handles. Cardale garage doors locks can usually be rekeyed by way of a replacement key cylinder barrel.

Multipoint doors locks can be fixed by either replacing the key cylinder, central gearbox or the entire multipoint lock.

Call a local approved MLA locksmith, who will diagnose the issue with door.

Your door could be misaligned, if it’s a UPVC door, key cylinder may be faulty, Multipoint lock may be faulty. Also, the door could have dropped and the hooks and bolts are unable to engage into the keeps on the door frame. Best to call a qualified locksmith, who will be able to identify the fault.

Screws will be located either on the inside of the door, or on both sides. Ensure that the screws tighten up correctly, so they don’t work themselves loose again.

Constant use can loosen up a Upvc handle and re-tightening the screws on the inside of the door will usually be the best solution. If the screws will not tighten up, the screws may be too long and will need cropping back.

If a door handle has a faulty spring, it’s best to replace with a new lock or latch.

Door handle may be faulty, or the lock or latch that the door handle is operating may need to be replaced.

A conservatory door handle can be removed and replaced by releasing the screws. A replacement handle must have the same dimensions as the original one on the door.

If it’s the cylinder, it’s just a case of releasing the hidden retaining screw with a special tool. The mechanism is far more complicated and will require a trained locksmith to carry this job out.

Yes, a Upvc door lock can be re-aligned and repaired. Hinges, alignment, key cylinder and main mechanism are the items on a Item door that can remedied.

The Patio door might need to be re-aligned in order to close it. Or the main mechanism, handles, or key cylinder may require attention.

Opening a Upvc door with a broken mechanism requires specialist tools and it’s best to call a trained MLA locksmith, to resolve this.

A sliding door that will not lock, could be caused by a blockage, misalignment or the rollers, barrel, faulty mechanism or key cylinder. Fix these issues and the door may close.

Try to raise the rollers on a sliding door that does not open. Check to see that the key cylinder is working correctly and remove it, necessary.

The Upvc door may have an issue with mis-alignment. Or the main mechanism, handles, or key cylinder may require attention, before the Upvc door can be locked.

An extra security lock can be placed on the bottom of the door and a receiving point for the bolt on the security lock would need to be drilled into the door.

The locking mechanism on a Upvc cannot be adjusted. The keeps in the frame will require adjustment, by a special tool.

A broken patio door lock can be fixed by either replacing the main mechanism, replacing the key cylinder or re-aligning a dropped door.

Yes, the lock can be replaced on a Upvc door by a locksmith.

When the lock is broken on a Upvc door and the door is jammed, it would need to be opened by a specialist locksmith with tools that will not damage the door.

The Upvc door lock cannot be realigned. The door and frame keeps can be realigned.

The Upvc door may not lock owing to a faulty mechanism, key cylinder, dropped door, or mis-alignment.

Cost to replace a lock on a Upvc door is between £90-£270

If you don’t have the key to the lock, you will need to pick the lock in order to remove it from the door.

Best way to stop a Upvc door from slamming is to put a door restrictor or install a mechanical door closer.

Install a thicker gasket, toe and heel, or adjust the door hinge to close any gaps on the door.

Adjust the keeps in the frame to fix the misalignment.

WD40 is OK for the main mechanism but not for the key cylinder barrel. It’s best to use graphite in the key cylinder barrel. However, any issues with the key cylinder would normally indicate that a brand new replacement key cylinder is required.

Composite doors are better and they don’t tend to swell so much during hot weather.

A multipoint lock is usually installed into a composite door.

Yes, a silicone based WD40 is OK to use on composite doors, but the lock may require a clean up, before another layer of WD40 is re-applied to the lock.

Usually, the only lock that needs to be replaced on a composite door is the key cylinder barrel. This can be changed by using a special tool and the key to remove the lock from the door and a correctly sized fitting cylinder would need to be used as a replacement.

Yes, composite door can be repaired.

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