Products

Securikey Euro Vault

Euro Vault Bronze Come in and see them at our large retail premises at Standfast Security Margate. Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 08:30 – 17:30 & Saturday 09:00 – 17:00 Available with key or electronic locking options, the Euro Vault Bronze is the ideal solution where cost and flexibility are paramount. Utilising the same build quality […]

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News

Gate Safety Week

Standfast Security are supporting Gate Safety Week ‘Safe Gates Save Lives’ What is Gate Safety Week: Created by the Door & Hardware Federation (DHF) Powered Gate Group, Gate Safety Week was set up to generate awareness of poorly installed and maintained powered and electric gates. They also offer free advice on how to spot and […]

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Sash Jammers secondary security

Designed to fit inward and outward opening doors and windows. Sash Jammers have a short arm that can be turned to trap a sash against a frame to prevent the door or window from being opened. Just a simple turn of the Jammer Arm will lock or release the sash. Great product for additional security […]

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News, Products

Safe arrival in Italy

We recently packed up and sent two safes off to Italy, we heard back from the client today: A quick note to say your safes arrived and were packed well and came into its own this week! We are just 19.5 miles from epicentre of the devastating earthquake, and 8 aftershocks worthy of being quakes on […]

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News

Emergency Locksmith

The Emergency Locksmith was busy over the weekend… feedback back from a grateful customers Such a huge thank you for your really nice man who let my daughter back in her flat in Broadstairs. You are a superb company and I will happily give you a testimonial and or recommendation. Thank you for such distressing […]

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Tutorials

Glossary – Lock jargon explained

Don’t be confused – Lock jargon explained. BACKPLATE A stamped or forged plate onto which levers and knobs are attached to create the door handle. BACKSET A lock or latch measurement which determines the distance of the centre of the Follower (Spindle Hole), and therefore of your handle / knob, from the edge of the […]

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Tutorials

Fitting a new cylinder

Fitting a New Euro Cylinder Fitting a euro cylinder is like a reverse of the removal process. Align Cam and Cylinder – Insert and turn the key until the cam no longer sticks out and is lined up with cylinder. Insert Cylinder – Holding the key, guide the cylinder through the euro cylinder cutout on […]

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Tutorials

Removing an existing euro cylinder

Removing an Existing Euro Cylinder To remove the cylinder you will require a cross-head screwdriver to release the Fixing Bold, which is visible just under the latch on the edge of the door. Open the Door – Insert key to unlock and open the door. The key should be left in the lock. Remove Fixing […]

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Tutorials

Buy the right size cylinder

Buy the Right Size Cylinder – All you need is a metric ruler. It is possible to place the ruler against the open edge of the door and use your eye to judge the measurements from the outside face of one backplate to the cylinders fixing screw and from the fixing screw to the outside […]

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