We created this page specially to show our customers the FAQ, that we are almost constantly asked day in and day out. Here you can read all about the most common questions Leeds residents can ask locksmiths! We hope you can find your perfect answer and get useful information about our work that we are happily doing all over the Leeds for over 10 years!
For fun, we placed the questions in ascending order starting with the most often asked.
The short answer would have to be that yes, we are indeed emergency locksmiths. This means so many things, but the general gist of it is that we can come quickly and not just during what are regarded as usual hours of operation but, in fact, we are a 24h locksmith in Leeds. An emergency locksmith can be called over to do an urgent window locks repair, cylinder repair or just a regular lock change. Here, at good old Leeds locksmiths we are for sure your way back in to your house.
If you cannot open a door lock, that, through which portal you are led into your house of residence, then you are quite possibly in a bit of serious trouble! We are frequently asked what to do in this most unbearable of scenarios. Bad weather, urgent need or other reasons. Our Leeds locksmiths were called for lockout assistance in more than 63% of cases for this year.
Basically, you have few options:
If you happen to have lost your only set of house keys, first of all, calm down and try to look for your keys in all possible places. We always ask our customers if they can remember where they last had their keys and often, they remember and thank us profusely. However, on the occasion when a mislaid key cannot be discovered we will come over to your house and let you back in by either picking the lock or by removing it, thus ensuring that your home security is not at risk.
When choosing a lock for the front or back door, do not think about savings. Want to be safe, get ready to empty your pockets. Even the reinforced door will not protect you from uninvited visitors if a simple locking mechanism is installed. Therefore, consider two points: the quality of the door itself and the type of your locks. Pay attention to criteria such as burglar resistance and brand.
For the locks:
Consider the installation of two diverse types of locks on your door frame -it will take more time for criminal to deal with two completely different locking systems.
Security window film, Safety window film, you can meet these names, however the gist is the same - a preventative solution for reducing the risk of injury to people and property damage.
This is old and simple option; main feature is a shockproof film of 120 microns thick put on the glass. It fastens the window, does not let it scatter into small pieces, when broken. The problem - it cannot hold back a thief for a long time. He can cut it when discovers.
There are safes equipped with a simple key lock - most likely that the key will be lost, broken or left inside the safe box. Even with the warranty the elements of the locking mechanism may wear and tear with time, which could possibly cause the lock jamming. Digital lock is much more reliable. However, the entered code may be lost or forgotten, or the electronic system may fail.If you have faced such a situation, do not panic, call the expert locksmith - he professionally performs the opening of locks, without damaging the safe.
Don't be afraid to ask your question our experienced technician on 0113 322 9285. We can make full on-site inspection and home security check, if needed. Anytime Locksmiths in Leeds will save your time and money.