Failing mortise lock serviced after many years of use

We were asked to make the old mortise locks on the front door work again, so after stripping them down, cleaning all of the dirt out of them and making new keys, we re-fitted them to the door and they work well. I really couldn't believe the amount of dirt we got out of the old locks - they were VERY dirty. These are Union KYY locks which are usually found on commercial glass doors. We really enjoy this [...]

2019-05-22T20:56:01+00:00May 22nd, 2019|Locks, Servicing locks|0 Comments

Master keying locks

Today I had about 30 locks to pin to different sets of keys. These were for two different customers - one customer needed some locks to work all on the same key and the other customer has an existing master suite of locks and he required some extra locks adding to that suite. By far the quickest and most simplistic is just to make the locks work on the same key. When master keying the locks they have the [...]

2019-04-02T21:33:22+00:00April 2nd, 2019|Locks, Master keying|0 Comments
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