Graham Jones, Managing Director of MPL tells us there is increasing evidence to suggest that the market for replacement locks in the consumer sector is growing at a very noticeable rate.
“The evidence is there for us to see first hand; sales of replacement door locks have continued to rise through our MPL business, the customer base has increased, and we have seen a significant level of interest in our Approved Stockist model”.
“I have no doubts that more and more people are looking to replace their door locks and window ironmongery these days than just think about the wholesale replacement of a window or door. I am firmly of the view that the start of this trend was due in no small part to the economic conditions which prevailed in recent years with house moves being more difficult; but as things have started to improve the trend has continued in an upwards spiral”.
We are becoming less of a throw away society again
“In equal measure I have absolutely no doubt that this trend is also partly due to the extensive number of home makeover programmes on TV and magazines being published which have become so popular in the last few years. People more than ever are thinking about makeover and upkeep; we are becoming less of a throw away society again and this is a really positive thing for MPL”.
We can replace every lock type ever fitted
“MPL is a stockist of the largest number and variety of PVCU replacement door locks in the industry; we know that just about every lock which has ever been fitted can be replaced from our stock, and the number of customers from all sectors of the market who are coming to us is growing in a daily basis”.
We are encouraging fabricators and installers to keep a small stock of replacement locks at their premises
“We will fulfil orders to fabricators and installers on a next day delivery service, or through our approved stockists there is the increasing opportunity to collect same day. But we are encouraging fabricators and installers to hold small stocks too if through parts of their trading history they have supplied a particular lock type. If there is a need it can be serviced there and then”.
“I understand that for the most part they would prefer to supply a replacement door or window, but that does not always work for their customer. Giving the customer the best service possible at a time which is distressing for them is a great way to ensure that when they are ready to buy new they will come back to the fabricator or installer as the first port of call”.
If you would like to discuss any replacement lock requirement you may have, or to consider taking in a small stock please call on 01924 360444 www.multipointlocks.co.uk email firstname.lastname@example.org
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