External locks can break for a variety of reasons or simply get damaged over time. Doors that are jammed are often a result of misalignment due to wear and tear. Other reasons your lock might need repairing include the key snapping inside the lock, the lock not latching properly or the external lock freezing in cold weather. There are separate solutions to each individual problem, so calling a locksmith will ensure the correct fix is provided, allowing you to relax in the knowledge that your property is safe.
A Local Heroes locksmith will be able to repair your external lock quickly and efficiently, assessing the problem, identifying the cause, and providing the best solution. Local Heroes locksmiths can repair a huge variety of lock types and upgrade any old locks to ensure maximum security.
Local Heroes makes finding a professional locksmith simple. We’ll provide you with a selection of specialists in your area who are available to get the job in question done to the highest possible standard. You can read our customers ratings and reviews and be sure to trust the Local Heroes service.
A common reason that lock mechanisms break is because the lock is dirty, which in some cases can be fixed at home. However, for more serious issues which either leave you locked out of your home or your home at risk, you should always call a locksmith. Locksmiths have specialist tools and expertise to repair your lock without further damage, or to replace the lock without damage to your door.
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“Very professional and polite. Completed the work quickly and to a good standard. Would definitely recommend this local hero”
“Prompt service, and prepared to repair and not automatically replace broken lock”
“Showed up in the evening and changed three very awkward locks to make my new home secure.”
“Here within 35mins and as my neighbour (the customer) was both elderly and locked out of her house, prompt response was perfect”
“Changed an external front door lock. Very prompt, good communication, job carried out efficiently, very polite”
“Came out quickly. Explained what he was going to do. And completed the job on time and cleaned after himself.”
“Arrived within the time quoted and quickly resolved the problem”
“Very professional explained the work that was going to be done really good work carried out would recommend this service”
“He was very friendly and was clear about what needed to be done”