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  1. Window Handle That Allows Blinds To Clear

    Window Handle That Allows Blinds To Clear
    A common issue found by many clients when installing new blinds, for example in the bathroom, is they hit the window handle, preventing the blind from hanging correctly. Our purpose made window handles are only 28mm high, rather than the more common 55mm to 60mm deep window handles. This should allow blinds to clear without issue. For this week only...
  2. Replace Most Old Upvc Door Handles

    Replace Most Old Upvc Door Handles
    A question we often get asked via email is "can i replace a 70mm pz handle on my old Upvc door?" The answer is yes! - our Sprung Door Handle with a 180mm Screw Fix and a 70mm pz is ideal to replace most old Upvc Door handles. The handle comes even comes with spring cassettes so that the handle leavers...
  3. Short Projecting Handles For Windows With Venitian Blinds

    Short Projecting Handles For Windows With Venitian Blinds
    A major headache for the public and blind installers was always the fact that the handles on most uPVC windows protruded too far away from the frames, which made it difficult for the blind installers to get the blinds to pass over the handles. The solution is finally here, for some of us at least! short projecting handles for windows...
  4. New York, New York! Not a problem for Upvc Spares 4 Repairs

    New York, New York! Not a problem for Upvc Spares 4 Repairs
    Sometimes a replacement part is not always required to make a repair, you just need some know how. Once you have this, then the fix is simple. This was the case for David from New York over in America. A local company were going to charge David $400 just to take a look at his door, thinking it couldn't be...
  5. Spares4Repairs at the MLA Expo 2017 with Patlock Ltd

    Spares4Repairs at the MLA Expo 2017 with Patlock Ltd
    The Patlock is a revolutionary French Door security product Spares4Repairs have been behind from the start, eventually becoming the main trade distributor earlier in 2017. Mick Foster, the Spares4Repairs company chairman was pleased to go down to the MLA Expo 2017 with Patlock Ltd to help promote the Patlock. The MLA Expo is Europes Largest Locksmith & Security Exhibition Trade Show...
  6. Send us Photos / Videos via WhatsApp

    Send us Photos / Videos via WhatsApp
    We have noticed customers have not always been able to email us photos or video of a problem part they are trying to replace, however have access to WhatsApp and a mobile phone. WhatsApp is a free mobile messaging app with over 1 billion users, many people use WhatsApp instead of text or multimedia messages due to WhatsApp messages been...
  7. Quantitative Discount Money Saver

      Something we have wanted to do for a long time is reward customer loyalty, with our old website this was simply not possible with the system we had in place. However on this brand new version of our site we have a lot more functionality and control over our product pricing. So what is our new Quantitative Discount Money...
  8. The Glazing Bead Conundrum

    A question we have received a number times recently is  “I need some replacement glazing beads for a window.” The answer is no, we do not sell replacement glazing beads. I will try to explain why we don’t and why it will be difficult to find some. While there are some standards for handles and locking mechanisms etc, glazing beads...
  9. Replacement UPVC Parts

    Need Replacement UPVC Parts? Then all is not lost! UPVC Windows and Doors were introduced in to the UK in the early 1980’s, lots of UPVC products from the early days are still going strong. However as it’s now 30 years since UPVC became popular in the United Kingdom, over the years certain parts on UPVC Windows and Doors have...
  10. Euro Cylinder Security FAQ - Defend Against Lock Snapping Crime

    Euro Cylinders have become a hot topic of conversation with the increase in lock snapping related crime, this mini FAQ which should help you determine how secure your door is, with the current Euro Cylinder and the star rating of it. My door bolt is the latest in security with lots of locking points such as hooks and a large...

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