Access Commercial Locksmiths in York, the leading locksmiths in York were recently called out after the manager of a tyre fitting depot had reported that the keys were not opening the pedestrian door.

This was a wooden door with a 5 Lever British Standard 3621 Mortice Lock, one of the more secure methods of securing a door. These locks are commonly referred to as ‘Insurance Locks’ – that is because of the level of protection these locks offer against unwanted entry by burglars. The Insurance Companies insist upon them being fitted, before their terms and conditions for their home contents insurance are satisfied. Read more about this and other tips to protect your home on our locksmith security guide page.

As one of only two master locksmiths in York, Steve Holt has had extensive training in opening locks without damaging the door or frame therefore reducing costs of replacement. Steve had the door open within 20 minutes, and fitted a 5 Lever British Standard 3621 like for like lock which maintained the high level of security required for the building and the insurance company.

The possible disruption to the client and his customers was reduced due to our fast response, and the degree of protection to the property continued by use of quality kite marked products.

If you have problems with keys no longer working in their locks then please call Access Commercial Locksmiths in York today on 07737 32054707737 320547.