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replacing a multi point lock

Replacing a Multi-Point Door Lock in Cumbernauld

By liberty locksmiths | October 30, 2018 | Comments Off on Replacing a Multi-Point Door Lock in Cumbernauld

In this video I describe how I replaced a multi point lock for a customer in Cumbernauld. Multi point lock replacement is a very common job for me. uPVC doors and windows can malfunction but we are adept at fixing or replacing.

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Brisant Ultion 3 star lock

How to Gain Entry to a Brisant Ultion 3 Star Cylinder Lock

By liberty locksmiths | October 7, 2018 | Comments Off on How to Gain Entry to a Brisant Ultion 3 Star Cylinder Lock

In this video, Denis the Glasgow Locksmith shows how it is possible with a lot of skill to unpick a Brisant Ultion 3 star cylinder lock. These are recommended by locksmiths but they still want to be able to unpick them with no damage in case a customer gets locked out.    

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A letterbox Tool for Locksmiths

By liberty locksmiths | October 4, 2018 | Comments Off on A letterbox Tool for Locksmiths

In this video Denis describes the new tool he has to help gain entry to properties without any damage.  This tool goes through the letterbox and enables the locksmith to twist, turn and push and pull keys and knobs. For example nightlatches and door knobs. It is a quality tool which lasts a lifetime and any decent locksmith should have one.  

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Have You Ever Wondered What Locksmiths Do In Their Spare Time?

By liberty locksmiths | September 14, 2018 | Comments Off on Have You Ever Wondered What Locksmiths Do In Their Spare Time?

  Have you ever wondered what locksmiths get up to in their spare time?  Well I thought I would update my blog as I have not had the time over the last few weeks and let you know about the locksmith training I’ve been doing recently. My aim is to keep training to be considered the best locksmith there is in Glasgow. Last month an email popped in informing me of an open weekend being held at Keyprint in Edinburgh.  As I had not attended the last one I thought I might pop along on the Sunday, so I filled out the necessary forms and received my confirmation email right away.I was looking forward to this as it gave me the opportunity to meet fellow locksmiths and to also try out some new non-destructive opening tools. In the locksmith industry the term “try before you buy”…

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Replacing a uPVC MultipPoint Lock

Replacing a Multi Point Lock on a uPVC Door

By liberty locksmiths | September 12, 2018 | Comments Off on Replacing a Multi Point Lock on a uPVC Door

This video describes Liberty Locksmiths replacing a multipoint lock on a composite/uPVC door in Partick, Glasgow. You’ll see the old lock stripped out and a new one replaced. The new lock has been upgraded.  

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Cheap Locksmith in Glasgow Video

By liberty locksmiths | August 13, 2018 | Comments Off on Cheap Locksmith in Glasgow Video

Are you looking for a cheap locksmith in Glasgow? This video is all about my business, Liberty Locksmiths – a Glasgow locksmith. The video explains what I do and how I can help you. You don’t always know that you can trust a locksmith, but I hope that you can tell from my reviews and testimonials that I’m 100% trustworthy and very cheap. In fact I’d suggest that I was one of the cheapest locksmiths in Glasgow!  

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How to replace a GU multi point lock

How to Replace A GU Multi Point Lock

By liberty locksmiths | June 15, 2018 | Comments Off on How to Replace A GU Multi Point Lock

In this latest video, we undertook a full multi point lock replacement.  The customers original multi point lock was obsolete so we measured and sourced a suitable replacement. All we had to do was crop the replacement top and bottom and adjust the centre keep and then fill in a 10MM hole. All perfect and like new again with a 12 months guarantee.  

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4 reasons why i love being a locksmith in Glasgow

4 Reasons Why I’m Glad I’m a Locksmith in Glasgow!

By liberty locksmiths | June 12, 2018 | Comments Off on 4 Reasons Why I’m Glad I’m a Locksmith in Glasgow!

As a self-employed local locksmith in Glasgow I can truly say that there are many benefits to my job. Not only do I get to meet loads of nice people as I scoot around from one call to the next, I also get to see all the lovely and not so lovely parts of Glasgow. And I could probably tell you a few stories about what I’ve seen. But the main benefits are that I don’t have to worry about the problems that arise for a lot of people. Here are 4 problems that as a locksmith I don’t have to worry about: Being locked Out It may be one of the worst scenarios you find yourself in; standing on the outside of your property, unable to get in.  It’s an easy mistake to make. Running out the door and slamming it behind you to…

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How to Decode a British Standard Mortice Lock with GJ locks Decoder

How To Open a British Standard Legge/Asec Mortice Deadlock

By liberty locksmiths | May 11, 2018 | Comments Off on How To Open a British Standard Legge/Asec Mortice Deadlock

In this video, Denis the locksmith explains how to open a British standard Legge/Asec Mortice Deadlock without damaging it. The tension tool is inserted into the lock turning the curtain in the lock and the overlifter wire lifts all the 5 levers at the same time.  

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Decode a British Standard Mortice Lock with GJ locks Decoder

How to Decode a British Standard Mortice Lock with GJ locks Decoder

By liberty locksmiths | May 11, 2018 | Comments Off on How to Decode a British Standard Mortice Lock with GJ locks Decoder

In this video, Glasgow locksmith Denis explains what mortice lock decoding is. It’s a technique used at Liberty Locksmiths. The tool used in this technique is a GJ locks Era fortress decoder which also decodes Union strongbolt and new style Yale British standard mortice locks. It works by reading the lever heights. There are 5 levers. When your reader wire is on the lever you use a chart to read the lever height. Once you have the five numbers corresponding to the levers inside the lock you can make a temporary key and open the lock. The aim is to get into a mortice lock without damaging it if someone lost their key. They can also be picked but this way causes less stress in the lock.  

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