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Find a tradesman for 24 hour emergency locksmith services

If you need a locksmith in an emergency, you may be tempted to simply hire the first one you find. Plentific offers a speedy service that lists the best tradesmen in your local area offering emergency locksmith solutions while also giving you quick access to their customer reviews. Even in an emergency, Plentific’s service can help you ensure you get the best tradesman for the job at a competitive quote.

What do you need to know about 24 hour emergency locksmith services?

There are several things that can go wrong with a lock, such as broken cylinders or trapped keys. Certain firms offering 24/7 services will have call out charges for jobs taking place out of working hours or on the weekends, though others will only charge for the job itself. Some makes of lock will also cost more to work on, simply because of the level of security involved.

Checking customer reviews on Plentific is a good idea as certain tradesmen may try to take advantage of an emergency situation by offering unnecessary fixes. Methods like removing the lock completely may not be necessary if it can be picked, and so on. Reviews are a great way to gauge how professional your tradesman will be.

The average charge of hiring an emergency locksmith will vary depending on your location in the UK, the nature of the job and when when your tradesman will be working. Replacing a cylinder could cost anything between £90 and £160, while simply removing a broken key from a lock may cost around £90. A tradesman unlocking your door when you have lost your keys may charge between £80 and £120. Aftercare, such as installing a new cylinder, will mean additional costs. How much you have to pay in additional fees will depend on the policies of the tradesman you hire. Speaking of which, you should ensure that they have policies in place to cover accidental damage.

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Mr S. in SW9

tenants locked in the house,go to the property asap please


We purchased a house yesterday in Bolton near the Train Station, the house has a Main Entrance Door and a Kitchen Door, both the doors are similar. For security reasons, I would like to replace the locks on the doors, I believe the doors are UPVC.

John C.

Hello,I live in flat off Old Kent Rd. Just like security check & front door upgrade to entrance.Property on 4th flr of block so fairly safe otherwise.Thanks


Two Double Glazing glass doors I have mislaid the key so cant open them. I need a rough estimate what it will cost to fix this so I can open the doors into the garden .

Latest Reviews

by Bill S.
Very pleased with the work done for me. Very professional, very clean and tidy.
by Vincent
Graham and his men have done a few jobs for me and they have always been excellent. They arrive on time and carry out the work quickly and without any fuss. Graham always has a solution to get round any problems he may encounter on site and they always clean up afterwards!
by Amanda C.
I hired A1HOME4U to refit my old Bathroom and replace the old conservatory at the back with a new rear extension for the new kitchen. I was very pleased that they organised all the required planning permission and building control applications and I didn't have to do any of the paper work. They also replaced all the windows and some doors. I was very impressed with their efficiency and professional attitude. The job was finished within the quoted budget and time scale. That was achieved by organization and hard work. The builders were very tidy and always adhered to the daily cleaning routine after finishing work. I'm very happy with the high quality of work and would recommend A1HOME4U to all my friends and relatives and wish them all the success they deserve.
by Peter N.
Sam arrived promptly, as arranged via email. He was pleasant, polite & very well organised. He firstly fixed a bathroom basin tap, which I knew in advance would be tricky, was persistent & inventive & obviously very pleased to have corrected the problem. He then replaced part of a kitchen mixer tap, which was straightforward & didn`t take long. Finally, he tried to replace the washer in an outside tap, but advised that a replacement tap was necessary. The tap is over 30 years old, after all. He offered to go immediately to buy a replacement, but as his efforts had already made an improvement, I decided to leave this. At all times he told me what he was doing & why he was doing it. I would use him myself again and thoroughly recommend him to other potential customers.