Unless you have found yourself in a situation where you require the services of a locksmith then you can never truly understand the value of a professional locksmiths skills and expertise. Below Lock It Security have put together a guide of 4 situations in which you will need the services of a reliable emergency locksmith.

1. Your Locked Out – This is by far one of the most common reasons that people rely on the assistance of a trustworthy local locksmith. It can be an incredibly frustrating experience when you find that you are locked out of your property but there is no need to worry, a helpful locksmith is just a phone call away. Most emergency locksmiths can be with you within the hour so it is worth waiting around to be let into the property as oppose to trying to force entry or climb through a window which could result in damage to your door and lock which will be a costly repair bill and you could also get injured in the process.

2. Been The Victim Of A Break-In – This is something that no one wants to experience, unfortunately, it is something that many of us will experience in some way. When you have been burgled not only do you have to deal with the stress and upset of losing valuables, sentimental items and damage caused but you can also be left feeling unsafe and vulnerable in your own home. This is a perfectly normal feeling and the sooner that you secure your home the easier it will be for you to start getting back to normal. By calling an emergency locksmith as soon as possible they can come to your property and make the necessary burglary repairs such as boarding up windows and doors and changing or repairing locks to ensure that your property is once again secure.

3. You Have Lost The Keys To Your Home – This is another frustrating scenario especially if you are also locked out of your home when you discover your keys are missing. It is important to call a local locksmith as soon as possible in order to change your locks and provide you with a new set of keys especially if you fear they have been stolen. By changing your locks whoever has found or stolen your keys will not be able to use them to gain entry to your property in a burglary attempt.

4. You Can’t Lock Your Door – There is never a good time for your door lock to fail but unfortunately it does happen, and this can be due to a number of reasons a few of which are as follows:

  • The key won’t turn in the lock, in this case it is important not to try and force the key as you could do more damage and even break the key in the lock. The best option is to call a locksmith, they will know how to best approach the situation and resolve it without causing any damage.

  • Key has broken in the lock; this usually happens when too much force is applied to it. You can call a locksmith and they will be able to extract the key from the lock without causing any damage.

  • Faulty Lock Mechanism, this is mainly due to general wear and tear and its likely that some parts will need repairing or replacing. This is another situation in which you are best getting the help of a local locksmith with.

If you are in need of the services of a locksmith for any of the above or you require one of the many other services that locksmiths provide then contact your local Southampton locksmith Lock It Security today on 02380 453 539 or 07887 407 319