The role of a locksmith is to open, repair, and replace various locks. For example, if you were locked out of your home, a locksmith could help you gain access to your property with minimal damage, leaving your home safe and secure.
Compared to other services, locksmiths can be relatively expensive. However, their services are unrivalled, allowing you to save money in the long run, i.e. not replacing doors and other locks, and instead of regaining access with little to no damage to your property.
Locksmiths not only help you regain access to a property if locked out, but they can also repair broken locks, perhaps as a result of a burglary, vandalism, or theft. Keeping your home safe and secure is essential; there’s no one better to rely on than your local locksmith in times of trouble.
This article will discuss locksmiths in more detail, more specifically, the different services available and whether or not they are expensive.
When many people hear the word “locksmith” they automatically assume the only role is replacing locks. However, while this is certainly a large part of the job, we also offer various other services, too.
For example, locksmiths can also provide:
- Lock repairs
- Lock replacements
- Burglary repairs
- UPVC lock and door repairs
- Garage door locks
Some locksmiths can also unlock your car if you have lost the key. At Swift Locksmiths, we also provide 24/7 emergency locksmith services, helping you out when a locked door gets in your way.
Some services are more expensive than others; for instance, 24/7 call-out costs slightly more than our regular services. However, it is still affordable and available day and night. The next section will provide a little more information on each service, beginning with lock repairs.
If you have lost your keys or your locks are damaged, for instance, if your home is burgled or someone forces entry, you’ll require lock repairs. Fixing a lock is much more cost-friendly than replacing a lock entirely, saving you extra money and allowing you to use the same keys – always a key benefit!
Sometimes, lock repairs are not possible. Instead, you may need a lock replacement service. For example, if the lock is broken, or if you have lost your keys replacing your locks is the safest thing to do. This can be a little more expensive, but with the risks weighed up, is still much cheaper than a break-in, and a whole lot safer, too.
If you’ve been an unfortunate victim of a burglary in Epsom, we can help make your home safe and secure in no time whatsoever. We can repair or replace locks as required, even upgrading your current lock system to reduce the likelihood of this happening in the future.
UPVC lock and door repairs
UPVC doors are known to develop various faults, compromising the safety of your home. Often, this is a result of incorrect alignment, but luckily, these are generally super easy to fix and a common call out for the team at Swift Locksmiths – we’re here for you 24/7, day or night.
Garage door locks
Finally, we have garage door locks. Often the garage is the easiest part of the property to gain access too. However, with an upgrade to your current lock system, your garage will be just as safe as your home, no doubt providing peace of mind.
Back to the main question… are locksmiths expensive?
Nonetheless, back to the main question: are locksmiths expensive? This depends really, however, when you compare the costs of replacing a door or lock system entirely, the cost of a locksmith is relatively low. Gaining access to your property with little to no damage allows you to rest assured, reducing repair costs and leaving your home safe and secure.
If you would like a quote for any job, big or small, whether that’s replacing the locks on your home, helping you regain access to your commercial property, and repairing locks after a break-in, we’re here to help you. Fill out the contact form by clicking here or alternatively ring 07714 78827 or email email@example.com
The role of a locksmith is to repair, replace, and help you gain access to your property in times of need. The cost of a locksmith depends on the service, however, generally, are relatively affordable, especially when compared to replacing an entire door, compromising the safety of your home, or putting your family in jeopardy.