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Someone to fit a lock please #816722
15th Aug 2013 7:21pm
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Hi
I am looking for someone who can fit a new internal door lock please? Does anyone have any recommendations or is there someone here who could do this please?
New Brighton area
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Re: Someone to fit a lock please [Re: gardengnome] #816847
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What kind of a lock?
Will help determine if you would need a lock smith or a joiner.


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Re: Someone to fit a lock please [Re: gardengnome] #816871
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Hi Mark

Of course, I'm obviously having a slow moment!

It's on an internal door and its an Era 3 lever mortice. It's an old property & I thought I'd bought a new one (which was exactly the same) to replace the old one because we've never had a key to it. The new one doesn't quite fit.

I guess it's probably more a joiner or handyman we need.

Thanks for your help - much appreciated



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Can you not take the new one you bought back, and take out old one and take to diy shop and get one the same size.


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Re: Someone to fit a lock please [Re: gardengnome] #816913
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Hi Willow

Thanks for the message.

That is exactly what I did when first bought the new one.

Unfortunately the existing one is old and apparently not a size that is readily available anymore. The new one is just ever so slightly too large and since I'm no expert I prefer to get someone in who knows what they're doing.

So I came on here hoping someone would be able to offer the service or recommend rather than just pick someone by chance

Thanks again


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