Clays Locksmiths Leicester are always getting phone calls from customers that can’t close their doors and are normally panicking because they cannot secure them. This can happen for many different reasons. Sometimes is the weather where the door can expand if it is really hot outside and extreme cases. Or it can be where over period of time the door has dropped and it finally has given in where it went on to lock any more. No matter what problem it is, Clays Locksmiths Leicester are here to help .
Most of the time when this happens The door will need realigning and at a cost of about £60 this will get your door closing and locking as it was when it was fitted new. 90% of the time you can adjust the hinges and this only requires you to remove the plastic tabs and have the correct size Allen key to hand. But it is very important that you mark the position of the door with a pencil so if you make any mistakes you can put it back to where it was originally. First of all you have to identify what type of hinge you have. Because the adjusting points vary from make to make. Also some hinges are not straightforward and it can be confusing if you don’t know where the adjusting bolts are hidden under the capping.
Clays locksmiths Leicester Have had to put right double glazed doors that customers have tried to adjust themselves and have got themselves into a right mess. So sometimes it is best to leave it to professionals. Sometimes it is not just the hinges that you have to adjust, it can also be the keeps on the doorframe that will need moving. It can take some considerable time to get the door exact on some occasions and then on others can be a 10 minute fix. But like I said leave it to the experts.
Clays locksmiths Leicester can sometimes come Upon a door hinge that they are not familiar with, and can take a few minutes studying Before they can determine where the adjustments are.We will be posting some information on our website so that you can check what type of hinge you have on your door, and see if it is something you would like to tackle yourself.
Hope this has been some help to you. Clays locksmiths Leicester .