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What Are Digital Locks and What Are They Used For?

By liberty locksmiths | June 22, 2021 | Comments Off on What Are Digital Locks and What Are They Used For?

Digital locks (digilocks) provide a quick and simple way to lock/unlock a door without a key. Another name for this is keyless access control. In certain circumstances, it is the best and most appropriate access/security solution. For example, a digital lock is a great way to secure a door that is regularly accessed by a high volume of people. It removes the hassle of trying to keep track of a large number of keys and who has access to them. Ensuring correct installation is important. That is why we strongly recommend using a qualified locksmith to fit them.

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Why Choose Liberty Locksmiths? – Short Video

By liberty locksmiths | May 18, 2021 | Comments Off on Why Choose Liberty Locksmiths? – Short Video

There are many reasons for choosing Liberty Locksmiths. We provide a wide range of affordable locksmith services and our large number of 5 Star reviews in Google, Trustpilot, Facebook etc. demonstrate that our customers are happy with our work and our prices. Watch this short video to learn some more about us.

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How to Identify the Type of Lock on Your Door

By liberty locksmiths | February 18, 2021 | Comments Off on How to Identify the Type of Lock on Your Door

As a Glasgow locksmith I spend a lot of my time replacing locks. Not surprisingly, most people have no idea about the type of lock they have fitted on their front or back door. However, identifying the type of locks you have can sometimes be very important. This is particularly true if you are seeking new home insurance or want to know if you have locks that are vulnerable to lock snapping. There are a some of the most common locks in use: 1. 5 Lever Mortice Lock This type of lock is embedded (morticed) into the door and the strike plate is fitted to the frame. This lock is usually only fitted to timber/wooden doors and can only be opened with a key, from either side. Sometimes 5 lever mortice locks are confused with the less secure 3 lever mortice locks. You can check…

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Lock Snapping – Is My Home At Risk?

By liberty locksmiths | December 10, 2020 | Comments Off on Lock Snapping – Is My Home At Risk?

As a local locksmith in Glasgow, I am often called to homes that have been broken into. I am called to replace the broken lock or ‘make safe’ the property if the lock is particularly unusual and needs to be ordered. When I am there, I witness the impact this crime has on people. Aside from the financial damage, it can leave some people feeling very upset, distressed and even frightened to be in their own home. It’s the last thing I would ever want anyone to have to go through.

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4 Things Locksmiths Never Have to Worry About – Slideshare

By liberty locksmiths | August 20, 2020 | Comments Off on 4 Things Locksmiths Never Have to Worry About – Slideshare

Being a Glasgow locksmith has its advantages. Over the years, I have built up lots of useful skills and knowledge that can help me in my day to day life. Here are 4 things that I never have to worry about.

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Need a Locksmith During the Coronavirus Lockdown?

By liberty locksmiths | June 10, 2020 | Comments Off on Need a Locksmith During the Coronavirus Lockdown?

The COVID- 19 lockdown has been a very difficult time for many businesses and locksmiths are no exception. At Liberty Locksmiths I am currently following Scottish government guidelines and only providing customers with essential locksmith services.

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Picking the Yale BS 1 Star Lock

By liberty locksmiths | April 7, 2020 | Comments Off on Picking the Yale BS 1 Star Lock

This short video shows Denis, from Liberty Locksmiths in Glasgow picking a Yale BS 1 Star lock. He is using a lock picking tool from GJ Locks that can open Yale Superior, Yale Platinum and Millenco Magnum locks. Although Denis makes picking the lock look easy he admits that it is not that straightforward. He says that even a very experienced locksmith like himself will need many hours of practice to be able to open the lock this quickly using the new tool.

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Picking the ABUS 3 Star Euro Cylinder Lock

By liberty locksmiths | March 24, 2020 | Comments Off on Picking the ABUS 3 Star Euro Cylinder Lock

Denis, from Liberty Locksmiths, is a rapid response, emergency locksmith in Glasgow and the surrounding areas. He has to be able to quickly pick even the most secure locks so that he can help people get back into their property if they find themselves locked out. This short video demonstrates Denis picking an ABUS euro-cylinder lock (3 Star Kitemarked). This very secure lock has anti-snap, anti-bump, anti-drill and anti-pick technology.

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How to Open the New Ultion WXM Lock

By liberty locksmiths | February 5, 2020 | Comments Off on How to Open the New Ultion WXM Lock

This is a short video showing Denis from Liberty Locksmiths opening the new police and insurance approved Ultion WXM lock with the help of a new tool. Being able to open even the most secure locks without damaging the old lock is an essential skill for a good locksmith. It takes a lot of practice and the right equipment.

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How to Decode a Union Strongbolt Mortice Lock

By liberty locksmiths | October 3, 2019 | Comments Off on How to Decode a Union Strongbolt Mortice Lock

In this short video, Denis the Glasgow Locksmith demonstrates how to decode a Union Strongbolt mortice lock. These are very secure locks but locksmiths need to be able to unpick them if a customer gets locked out. Using this technique he can gain entry without causing damage to the lock.

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