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Are you in need of a recommended local locksmith? Post your job with Plentific to receive quotes from top locksmiths near you. For any lock fitting or replacement services, an approved Plentific Pro will be your ideal hire!

Featured Pros for Locksmith

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Hive Of London
Locksmith in Coulsdon, CR5 2PQ
0800 Group Multi Trade Specialist
Locksmith in Glasgow, G2 4JR
A&Mc Decorators And Services Ltd
Locksmith in Maidstone, ME15 8JQ
Hornsdene Limited
Locksmith in Hassocks, BN6 9HD
Absolute Maintenance Limited
Locksmith in London, E17 3GF
Bob The Handyman
Locksmith in Barking, IG11 7XF
Powerhouse Maintenance Ltd
Locksmith in London, E14 7NU
Raz1
Locksmith in Hounslow, TW3 2AA
Barwicklocksmiths And Maintenance
Locksmith in Chigwell, IG7 4BA
Sam Handy
Locksmith in London, N22 8JR
Gtechno Ltd.
Locksmith in Sutton, SM1 3RR
Mike Building Ltd
Locksmith in Norwich, NR3 3LA

Latest Locksmith Reviews

Absolute Maintenance Limited
16 Oct 2017
Turned up on time. Did what they said they would. I recommend.
Northants Lock Services
2 Oct 2017
Really happy with service lock fitted on a bedroom door def recommend reasonable price
Bob Spark
30 Sep 2017
Bob and team were great. Would happily recommend and use again.
Twenty Fifteen Handyman Services
29 Sep 2017
Excellent, professional and very pleasant, completed the work and all satisfactory.

Finding a locksmith

Functioning and secure locks are of utmost importance to your home. Not being able to access your property or leaving your home vulnerable to intruders are just two of the negative outcomes of a poorly installed lock.

It’s important that quality locks, as well as tradesmen, are used because you want to avoid any faults that could occur during wear-and-tear or the ability for them to be easily picked.

Plentific can help you along by generating a bespoke list of the best locksmiths in your local area with the specific skills to suit you, as well as providing quick access to customer reviews to help you compare your options.

What do you need to think about when finding a locksmith?

When hiring a locksmith, do your research. Your current situation may stipulate the kind of service you’re looking for. For example, if it were an emergency and you were locked out or you have lost your car keys.

As the difference between a secure home can be the strength and quality of your lock and its installation, make sure you look for not just the cheapest locksmith but one who is experienced and qualified.

When liaising with locksmiths, ask for paperwork that verifies their qualifications. The certification you are looking for is called the MLA - the Master Locksmith’s Association. Members of this association are vetted at entry level and receive ongoing inspections for as long as they are registered. Also, all members of the MLA have exam based qualifications.

Ask for testimonials from their previous customers, it’s not just about their quality of customer service but also how the locks have fared since installation.

Verify the quality of locks used by hiring a local locksmiths that uses locks from known and trusted brands. Also, make sure that when you have the lock fitted that you get multiple sets of keys - you don’t know when you are going to need a spare.

What does a locksmith do?

Locksmiths can carry out the installation, maintenance and servicing of locks that you use to access your home. However, they can also help you access your home, should you be locked out or have lost your keys.

This is the same for vehicles, in the case of emergency or if you want to pre-empt the emergency happening, your local locksmith can duplicate your car keys for you.

A locksmith can also fit, change and provide replacement locks for your property. Your local locksmith can open safes and help to re-secure your property after a burglary.

How much does a locksmith cost?

Your local locksmith will have flat rates for the installation, maintenance and servicing of locks. However, if you are calling in as part of an emergency or need someone out-of-hours, then this will increase the cost.

Use Plentific to compare prices for the best local locksmiths in your area. Plentific recommends that you speak to at least three local kitchen locksmiths to receive quotes in order to find the best professional for your home services.

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