Gone are the days, when all a locksmith does is repair a broken lock or cut keys.
Nowadays, modern locksmiths are trained to provide an overall security solution, to help homeowners keep their properties safe and secure.
Locksmiths now get involve in areas of security, such as; specifying and fitting electrical access control systems, selling, installing and repairing safes, vehicle security and offering CCTV and alarm services.
A Locksmith can also provide the homeowner with additional services such as specifying and installing security grilles and gates, security shutters and even parking posts. If you want to buy a good quality chain and padlock, or products to secure your outbuildings then this is also an area where a professional locksmith can help.
Another area which Locksmith specialise is master keying. This is particularly useful for businesses, or homes with multiple occupancy.
A locksmith will be able to cut keys for any type of lock – cabinet, garage, back door, pvcu door and padlocks. See more about key cutting here.
Window and Door Locks
One of the most common areas of locksmiths is the standard PVCu door and window lock on the domestic house, PVCu locks and windows are a specialist area of locksmithing, most locksmiths will be able to supply, fit, service and repair door and window locks.
Security Safe Services
Make sure you get a safe that has been professionally specified for your needs and is fitted properly. Locksmiths will also of course be able to open safes, repair, supply and install and even move large vaults and security safes.
Some locksmiths offer auto locksmithing service, where they can get into your vehicle if you’ve locked the keys in the vehicle, repair car key fobs, program remote keys and transponder keys which is a specialised area of auto locksmithing, or simple provide a new cut a new key for your vehicle.
Some professional locksmiths will be able to specify, supply and install electronic access control systems
24 Hour Emergency Locksmith
If you are locked out at a unsociable hours, lost your keys or just need the locks replacing & changing a out of hours service is available from some locksmiths. See more about emergency locksmiths.
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