But there are plenty of other services that locksmiths can provide
A locksmith will be able to cut keys for any type of lock ( cabinet, garage, back door, upvc door, padlock etc.. )
One of the most common areas of locksmiths is the standard UPVC door and window lock on the domestic house, UPVC locks and windows are a specialist area of locksmithing, most MLA locksmiths will be able to supply, fit, service and repair door and window locks.
Make sure you get a safe that has been professionally specified for your needs and is fitted properly. If this is not done then a thief could walk out with your safe! Locksmiths will also of course be able to opening safes, repair, supply and install and even move large vaults and security safes.
Some locksmiths offer an auto locksmithing service whereby they can get you 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
If your 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.
Want to really read whats it like to be a emergency locksmith? then check out a ‘Diary of a Emergency Locksmith’ from a MLA approved locksmith.
Key cutting is another area of experience for locksmiths. Why get your keys cut anywhere other than by an experienced, professional locksmiths? But have they been vetted? Make sure who you use has been independently accredited as vetted, inspected and competent for the job at hand.
Of course it’s not only doors that need locks but windows too – so make sure your MLA licensed locksmith fits your window locks too.
Don’t forget that locksmiths can work on domestic and commercial properties so if you have a security requirement for your business then make sure you contact your local MLA licensed locksmith.