Free Home security and maintenance Survey

Andrew Jones - Locksmith Cardiff

As humans, we just get on with things. The one thing that has become apparent over our many years in business is that homeowners don’t realise there are any issues. You get warning lights on your car, and you take it to be checked out. With doors, windows, locks and mechanisms the warning signs are there but that is just how it has been for as long as you can remember that it doesn’t even cross your mind to do anything about it. The reality is that making sure things are serviced stops the likelihood of having a catastrophic failure, eliminating the need to call another locksmith or me in an emergency. A visit from a locksmith is often not a happy one as it is money that has not been budgeted for. You wouldn’t be alone if you couldn’t identify a problem with your doors or windows not working properly.

Free Security + maintenance survey

We offer a free security + maintenance survey giving you the information needed to make an informed decision about any work likely required for your property. Because your locks are old doesn’t make them bad some of the best products in the market are the oldest as they just don’t make them like they used to. We will give you a price to do the work allowing you to budget for it and also cross reference and shop around.

Whats included in our home security and maintenance survey?

Residential locksmith

Every home starts at the front door

The most used door on your property

Front + rear door checks include

  • Lock Alignment
  • Handles
  • Gearbox 
  • multipoint mechanism
  • door seals
  • Hinges
  • Letterbox
  • General operation
  • Heat loss

Your door should open and close smoothly, the seals should suck it in when near closed creating that barrier to stop heat loss. Seals that are not efficient attribute to higher energy costs and draught.

Checks on windows

Windows can be costly to repair. Over time, dirt can build up in the hinges and mechanisms, making them stiff to open. people lose the keys to the fitted locks, and the handles can degrade. all of these parts are replaceable and can make you a smooth operator once more.

Window checks.

  • Seals
  • Locks
  • Handles
  • Hinges
  • opening restrictors

Some families like to have window restrictors fitted in the bedrooms of their children for safety. It is also commonplace for the top opening window hinges to fail and stop it from closing correctly.


Window hinges
Bifold door service cardiff and south wales

Bifold + Patio door maintenance

Something we all want working for when we get good weather. The sheer weight of the doors can cause sagging and issues with efficient operation.

Checks include

  • Lock alignment
  • Mechanism 
  • Handles
  • Seals
  • Runners
  • Hinges
  • Door operation


Garage Door Checks

Being the dumping ground for your home overstock or the hiding place for your precious car or bike. Garage security is critically important to many. However, a lack of maintenance can be the root cause of failure.

Garage door checks

  • Lock
  • Mechanism
  • Spring
  • Mountings
  • General operation and alignment

Garage doors succumb to weathering and are generally made of metal. They can deteriorate over time. simple maintenance, such as spraying the hinges with wd40, can help prolong the life and protect the moving parts.

Garage Door


There are simple maintenance steps as a homeowner you can take and do by yourself just with WD40 being applied to moving parts this will assist in protecting those parts that need to move. If you are unsure call us to come take a look it is free! and it could save you a small fortune.