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CIA are specialists in the replacement of multipoint locks for double-glazed uPVC and composite doors and windows. Alternatively, you could purchase a replacement and fit it yourself with the help of the ERA Repair Lock video.
If a multipoint mechanism replacement is required and we do not have it within our own extensive stock then we can usually source and quickly obtain direct from the manufacturer.
Alternatively it is often possible to replace the lock with a universal replacement which will often upgrade and improve the security over and above that of the original.
Many of the original locking mechanisms fitted when uPVC first became prevalent are of low security and will not prevent a forced entry by a burglar armed with just a few basic tools, these should be upgraded immediately.
It was also common practice to fit low quality cylinders that gave poor security to operate these locking systems.
These often have no anti-drill or anti-pick protection and are therefore vulnerable to these forms of attack, additionally a new method of attack has become prevalent whereby the cylinder is snapped and removed allowing the lock mechanism to be manipulated.
Incorrectly sized cylinders when fitted will further reduce the security provided.
To prevent forced entry by snapping a cylinder CIA recommends the use of a Mul-T-Lock 'Break Secure' Cylinder. This has been specially designed and tested to ensure it prevents forced entry via the cylinder snapping method of entry.
CIA’s Master Locksmiths will be pleased to assist if you are experiencing locking problems with your existing multi-point lock; our locksmiths cover calls in Hampshire and West Sussex - rapid response for Portsmouth area.
If you require a replacement lock for DIY fitting our knowledgeable sales staff will be pleased to assist in identifying the correct replacement lock for your needs. Just complete this Lock Identification Form and send it to CIA, we will reply as soon as we have identified a suitable replacement.
NB: If you would like to send us an image as an attachment it will be helpful.
The ERA 'Repair Lock' uPVC, composite and Patio door multipoint lock mechanism replacements will replace most existing multipoint systems (buy here). Watch the video (click player in the margin) to find out more.
We also supply replacement Patio door locks or Window Espagnolette locks, Please complete the attached identification forms to ask about suitable replacements for these types of lock mechanism.
We sell AGB, Ferco, Fix, FUHR, G-U, KFV, Lockmaster, MACO, Mila, Roto and Wink Haus multipoint locking mechanisms.
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...a perfect example of first class customer service. Gareth & Chris went the extra mile to install the system as we wanted it - not as might have been easiest, and were always polite and considerate...
As always, it's the people that matter - very pleased.
We always receive excellent service from CIA. We appreciated the text 'reminder' about the service appointment.
We have used the security system for the last 17 years on a daily basis without one false alarm, very impressive...
Your staff are always pleasant, helpful and informative. It is also nice not having a different person every time we have a service.