LockRite Locksmiths

Hi, I'm Kevin, Your Trusted Andover Locksmith

Your LockRite Andover Locksmith, Kevin, is an expert in lock repairs and replacements for domestic and commercial clients. Our focus on customer service and value for money makes us the number one choice for home owners and businesses alike.

24/7 Andover locksmith service. If you're Locked Out, if you've Lost Your Keys or you need your Locks Changed or Repaired, we can help.

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Your LockRite Andover Locksmith

I provide a friendly, reliable and professional locksmith service covering Andover and the surrounding areas for all types of locksmith work including burglary repairs, lock changes & lock repairs, lock-outs, emergency entry and more.

Andover Locksmith Services

Proud Members od Checkatrade

Your Andover locksmith carries a comprehensive selection of locks from leading brands including Yale, ERA and Union. This means that your locksmith Andover will usually be able to provide mortice locks, cylinder locks, rim cylinders and more on the spot, so they can complete the job in just one visit.

There's no 'call-out' fee , we're CRB checked, we aim to get to you within 30 minutes, and we're available 24 hours a day.

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Locksmith Gaining Entry Without Causing Damage

Our Guarantee

All our work is guaranteed with a 12 month manufacturers warranty on all parts and 90 days guarantee on all workmanship.

So if you're locked out of your house or you've lost your keys in Andover, if you're having problems locking your doors or need a broken window boarded we are here to help 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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  DBS Checked

I'm Kevin, Your LockRite Andover Locksmith
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Locksmith repairing garage door lock
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Postcodes covered in Andover:

SP10, SP11

ISO 9001 Registered
ISO 14001 Registered
OHSAS 18001 Registered
CHAS Accredited Company
Constructionline Members
Altius Assured Vendor

"Prompt and efficient service by polite locksmith who explained about the problem and part/labour guarantees. Would definitely use service again."

- Mr G Owens

"Very prompt, phoned before he tackled a broken lock efficiently repaired it very tidy and polite would use and recommend if needed again"

- M Smith

"Great service. Never needed the services of a locksmith before but the lock mechanism went leaving me locked out of the house. Lockrite were able to give me a firm price over the phone and a quick response - fantastic! Would certainly recommend"

- Mrs C Dempster

Your professional locksmith for locks and doors

Our trained Andover locksmiths are able to diagnose faulty locks and carry out repairs on the same day. Your Andover locksmith regularly works with the following:

  • Access Control
  • Aluminium Doors
  • Anti Snap Locks
  • Boarding Up And Making Secure
  • British Standard Locks
  • Cabinet Locks
  • Changing Locks
  • Code Locks
  • Digital Locks
  • Door Adjustment & Realignment
  • Euro Cylinders
  • Gaining Entry
  • Garage Door Locks
  • Gate Locks
  • Glass Doors
  • Mortice Locks
  • Oval Cylinders
  • Padlocks
  • Re-Keying Locks
  • Re-Pinning Locks
  • Repairing Locks
  • Restricted Cylinders
  • Screw In Cylinders
  • Security Surveys
  • Shed Locks
  • Steel Doors
  • Suited Master Keyed Systems
  • Till Drawer Locks
  • Timber Doors
  • UPVC Doors
  • Window Locks
  • Yale Alarms
  • Yale CCTV
  • Yale Smart Locks

and more ...

LockRite Locksmiths - Local Locksmiths Near You

If you are looking for a local locksmith near you then LockRite can help! Our locksmiths are experts in lock repairs & replacements, lock maintenance, emergency entry, home security and more.
Are You Locked Out? Have You Lost Your Keys? We can unlock your door and get you back into your property.


Andover Locksmith News

Photos of Recent Work

Here are some photos of work I have recently undertaken, from fitting new door handles to boarding up a broken window.

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Proud Member of Checkatrade


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How To Protect Your Valuables For Free

Getting burgled can be an incredibly emotionally distressing experience, especially when valuable or sentimental belongings are lost. Immobilise is a free online service,fully supported by the police (via theSecured by Designinitiative),in association with the National Mobile Property Register (NMPR). Subscribers can register their valuables with the database and add photos, descriptions etc. so that in the case of their property being stolen and then found by Police, it can easily be returned to them. With almost 30,000,000 items registered it is the worlds largest free property register and is used by all 43 Police forces in the UK. It can also help greatly with insurance claims and crime reports as you have a way to show exactly what was taken and the preventative measures you had in place.

You can register for free with the Immobilise service atwww.immobilise.com.

 

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Thieves Targeting Houses With Locksmith Stickers

Thieves are using stickers advertising a fictitious local locksmith company to mark homes which are an 'easy target'. The criminals carry out a preliminary reconnaissance on the area and mark houses which are deemed as having poor security measures in place. They later return to break into the houses which have already been marked as targets. The authorities are advising residents to remove the stickers immediately if they see any on their doors or windows.

Is your home secure? Call us today on 01264 760025 to arrange a security check on your premises.

You can read more about this story at http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-24994148

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Why You Should Choose LockRite When Looking For a Locksmith in Andover

There are several good reasons why you should consider choosing LockRite when looking for a locksmith in Andover.

  • All our locksmiths are DBS (CRB) checked which means they do not have a hidden criminal past.
  • The price quoted is the price you pay. We do not artificially inflate prices on the doorstep like some unscrupulous locksmith companies.
  • LockRite is a national and trusted brand but all our locksmiths are self employed individuals who live within, or close to, your area. By choosing LockRite you are choosing to support local business, keeping money within your local economy.
  • If it is an emergency we can usually be on our way to you immediately and we will show up (unlike some companies who say they will but don't, wasting your time).
Call us now on 01264 760025 for a free, no obligation quote.  

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Tips For Choosing a Locksmith in Andover

There are many factors to consider when choosing a locksmith in Andover. Our checklist below should help you when making a decision.


  • Check the locksmith is DBS (CRB) checked. This will reveal whether they have a hidden criminal past. You need someone you can trust working with your home security, so if they do not have a clean DBS (CRB) check walk away.

  • Check the price quoted is what you will pay. Many locksmiths will quote one price on the phone only to bump the price up dramatically once the work has been undertaken. Make sure you know what you will be paying before work commences and sign something agreeing to the charges.

  • Make sure you are happy with what the locksmith says regarding your home security and don't be pressurised into an expensive upsell. Not all locks are equal, and some cheaper locks do not provide adequate security for home insurance purposes so make sure if you're having new locks installed they are right for you.

  • Always use a trusted locksmith with a decent reputation and accountability. There are many rogue traders who just want to rip customers off. Check their websites for testimonials and guarantees. If anything looks or feels dodgy, walk away and find another locksmith.

  • Call their advertised number and see how long it takes them to answer. If calls are left ringing with no answer or diverts to voicemail numerous times it could indicate they will be difficult to get hold of if there is a problem with their work. Use a locksmith who answers their phone!


Hopefully this checklist will help you to choose the best Andover locksmith for your needs.

All LockRite locksmiths are DBS (CRB) checked and will always confirm the price you will pay before commencing any work.

Call 01264 760025 now for a free, no obligation quote.

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Home Security Tips From Your Andover Locksmith

Carefully consider where you hide your outside spare key. Avoid hiding places like over the door frame or beneath the doormat. Experienced criminals will check these places immediately.

If the home you are moving into is not brand new, you should change the locks on all the doors. The person who used to live there may still have a key.

Turn the ringers off on all your phones if you will be away for a prolonged period of time. If a burglar keeps hearing your phone ring, they'll know the home is not occupied, making it more likely for a break-in to occur.

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Van Drivers At Risk Of Theft

Many of Britains van drivers could be putting themselves at risk of theft without the correct level of insurance cover according to a survey by a leading insurance comparison website. Approximately 65% of van owners surveyed, which included many small businesses, said they used their vans to transport tools, goods or equipment and over half of those surveyed said they left items in their vehicles overnight. Approximately 10% of those surveyed also admitted to selecting the 'social only' insurance level to reduce insurance costs which would not be adequate for a business/commercial insurance claim. Read more about this story at : http://www.locksmithjournal.co.uk/van-drivers-put-their-vehicles-at-risk-of-theft

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Protecting Your Home So You Can Avoid Disaster

Home security should be a concern for anyone, particularly those with children or those in a high crime area. Even if you are on a budget, there are steps you can take to feel safer. Read the tips in this article to learn more about improving your home's security and safety. While home security systems are effective in most cases, many robberies are committed during daylight hours when the home is not vacant. In this case, the security system may not be activated so no warning would be sounded. Most burglars enter the home at some other point than the front door. If you have a large dog, that will usually deter a burglar from entering your home. This is why you should give them this illusion, even if there is no dog on your property. You should place a sign in your yard that warns about a dangerous dog. Most burglars won't take a chance on this. If you buy a home which already has an alarm system in place, call the company to find out if there are any upgrades available. Sometimes new home owners can get great deals when they move in, giving them better hardware, a few free months of monitoring and more. A time-tested way to know your home is safe when you're not there is to let your neighbours know you're going away. They can keep watch over your home to ensure nothing is going on which shouldn't be. They can also collect flyers, newspapers and mail for you, all of which can alert burglars that you're not home. As said in the beginning of the article, there are several reasons why someone may become concerned about the safety of their home. Instead of hoping fate is on your side, take cautionary steps to increase safety. Remember the tips in this article if you want to make yourself feel safer at home.

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Identifying Different Types of Door Lock

When calling a locksmith it is important to know what type of lock needs fixing or replacing. Use our visual guide below toidentifyyour particular lock type.

Wood Door

Wood Door Locks - Rim Cylinder, Mortice Sash Lock, Mortice Dead Bolt

uPVC Door

UPVC Door Locks - Euro Cylinder, Thumb Turn Cylinder

Aluminium Door

Aluminium Door Locks - Screw in Rim Cylinder, Oval Cylinder, Euro Cylinder

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25% Of All Vehicle Thefts Now Involve The Use Of A Key

The latest UK crime statistics show an alarming rise in vehicle thefts involving the use of a key with 25 percent of all stolen vehicles now being taken with the original key or a cloned copy. It is important to lock your car, even when kept in a garage, and ensure your car keys are kept out of sight from the opportunist thief as a car which is stolen with the use of a key is unlikely to be covered in the event of an insurance claim.

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Home Security in the Summer Months

As summer approaches and the days get warmer it is natural to leave windows open and doors ajar to keep homes cooler. Unfortunately this can be an open invitation to the "sneak-in" opportunist burglar who will take advantage of open doors and windows and make off with small, expensive items such as mobile phones and laptops, or even a set of house keys to return later when the house is empty or everyone is asleep.

If a burglary takes place without any visible signs of forced entry it can invalidate insurance claims, so it is important to remain security concious in the summer. One way to help prevent "sneak-in" burglaries is to install door security chains and window restrictors. This allows doors and windows to be left open slightly while offering enough security to deter an opportunist thief.

Call your local Andover locksmith on 01264 760025 today to discuss your home security needs.

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New Home? Get Your Locks Changed!

Do you know how many sets of keys are in circulation to your new home? How many generations of people have lived there? Do they still have keys? Do you trust they will never return or pass on those keys?

Don't take any chances, change your locks today! We can supply and fit brand new front and rear locks at a very reasonable price. Call now for a free, no obligation quote.

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Why You Should Choose LockRite Locksmiths in Andover

When it comes to something as sensitive as securing your property you need to be 100% sure you can trust the person doing the job,so when it comes to choosing a locksmith in Andover you probably can't do better than choosing LockRite, and here's why:


  • We are a nationally recognised and respected brand with a local locksmith who lives in, or near Andover and in most casescan be with you within 30-60 minutes.



  • Our local Andover locksmith is fully trained in the latest non destructive entry techniques, is CRB (Criminal Records Bureau)checked and always carries photo ID so you know when you book a LockRite locksmith you are booking a trustworthy professional.



  • All work is 100% guaranteed with 12 months guarantee on all parts and 90 days guarantee on all workmanship.



  • Call us now on 01264 760025 for a competitive quote and peace of mind you are dealing with a company that cares about your security.

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Check Burglary Statistics in Andover

Home security is always worth considering, and even more so if you happen to live in an area which is prone to crime. The website www.police.uk has an online, interactive map which shows you crime and burglary levels in your area.

Click here to view crime and burglary statistics for Andover

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Andover Mobile Locksmith - We Come To You!

No matter what the problem, whether you are locked in or locked out, if you need your locks changed or re-keyed or if you just need new keys cut, we come to you. We can be with you within 30 minutes* and all work is fully guaranteed with 12 months on parts and 90 days on all labour.

Don't risk your hard earned cash on a cheap locksmith with no accountability as many of these use questionable sales tactics and cheap, sub-standard parts. Choose LockRite and get it done 'Rite' first time!

Call 01264 760025 now

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Lock Snapping on 'The One Show'

The dangers of lock snapping were recently discussed on the One Show (7th March 2012) and the advice is to ensure the locks on your uPVC doors are designed to withstand this kind of forced entry.

Lock snapping is a technique used by burglars where uPVC locks are literally snapped in half allowing quick access to your property. Unfortunately this type of forced entry is becoming more and more commonplace, and many homes with uPVC doors in theAndover areaare susceptible to this kind of attack unless the locks have been upgraded with anti-snap cylinders.

We can provide anti-snap, anti-bump and anti-pick locks for your doors. Call us now on 01264 760025 for a free, no obligation quote.

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Locksmiths Near You

Q - Is there a locksmith near me?

A - Yes, all of our locksmiths live nearby, within the locality they serve or close enough for a short commute. Kevin works in Andover and the surrounding areas.

Quality & Value

We aim to give you the best possible lock smith service without charging you a fortune - our reputation depends on it! We provide a highly professional locksmith service at a very affordable price.

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Locked Out In Andover?

What Should You Do If You Find Yourself Locked Out Of Your Andover Home?

We can get you back in! We're experts at picking locks and gaining entry.

  1. Don't Panic!
  2. Take a walk around your property and see if there is a way you can get back in, you may have left a window open or hidden a spare key somewhere.
  3. Call any friends or relatives that you have given a spare key to and see if they are able to let you back in.
  4. Don't try and force your way back in, this could cause damage to your door or lock and prove expensive to repair.

If you are unable to get back in your property then you'll need to call a locksmith, we're on call throughout the UK, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and could be with you in just 30 minutes*.

I'm Kevin, Your LockRite Andover Locksmith
Book Andover Locksmith

01264 760025

07850 348369

Lost Your Keys In Andover?

Don't Panic! We're here to help 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

If you have lost your house keys in Andover you'll need to call a locksmith. Depending on the circumstances, you may need new keys cut or the lock replaced. If your keys had key rings that refer to your home address and they end up in the wrong hands, it's possible that someone may enter your property with your keys.

We can help if you've lost the following types of keys :

  • Keys For Your uPVC Door
  • Keys For Your Wooden Door
  • Keys For Your Composite Door
  • Keys For Your Garage
  • Keys For Your Shed
  • Keys For Your Garden Gates and Storage
  • Keys For Padlocks
  • Keys For Windows
    1. Don't Worry!
    2. Have you hidden a spare? If you've hidden a spare key, use it to get yourself back in.
    3. Have you got a friend or relative who you have given a copy to? Give them a call and see if they can pop over and give you the keys.
    4. Don't try and force your way back into your doors, garage, shed, padlocks or windows as you could cause damage to your door or lock and it could be costly to repair.

    Our locksmiths are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. So if you have lost your keys, we could be with you in just 30 minutes* to let you back in and replace your locks.

    I'm Kevin, Your LockRite Andover Locksmith
    Book Andover Locksmith

    01264 760025

    07850 348369