• Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update Jun 2021: We're trading as usual

    Following recent government guidelines, we are fully functional and our network of professional locksmiths are able to assist you with all locksmith requirements. This includes all installs, maintenance, emergency work, lock outs, boarding up, making secure, home security installs (such as alarms and CCTV), potential security risks, insecure premises, potential fire risks, security needs for the vulnerable and more. Our full range of services are available. For more information and for more details on how we're protecting our customers and our staff please click here.

Amid the latest developments around the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, we wanted to inform you that we have taken all possible measures to ensure all of our locksmith services remain available and our customers and staff are protected.

Here are some of the measures we have taken to ensure our services remain unaffected:

  • All our locksmiths have been fully briefed on social distancing and safe practices during this time. They will take appropriate precautions when attending. This may include sanitizing equipment and the use of PPE, such as gloves and/or masks.
  • You may be asked some questions about your situation to identify any potential risks.
  • Our office staff will be working from home. This means our phone lines will remain open as usual and our customer support and administration will continue unaffected.
  • Our team will still be available at the end of the phone on our usual number 0800 0612 677 for any queries you may have if you need us.
Wullie, Your LockRite Larkhall Locksmith

Larkhall Locksmith

01698 678608

07903 774792

I'm Wullie, your Larkhall Locksmith. I provide a reliable 24/7 locksmith service throughout Larkhall at an affordable price.

If you're locked out of your house, if you've lost your keys, or you need your locks changed or repaired, I can help. I provide locksmith services for both domestic and commercial clients, working in Larkhall and the surrounding area. Non Destructive Entry, Fast 24 Hour Response, No Call Out Fee.

  • Lock Outs & Gaining Entry
  • Doors Opened
  • Lock Installs, Repairs & Replacements
  • Lock Upgrades
  • Wooden, uPVC and Composite Doors
  • Window Boarding
  • Smart Locks
  • Alarms
  • CCTV
  • ... and more

For a reliable and affordable locksmith in Larkhall, Call me now

Call: 01698 678608

Mobile: 07903 774792

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Your Larkhall Locksmith

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

Following COVID-19 social distancing guidance

Following recent Coronavirus (COVID-19) government guidelines, we are fully functional and are able to assist with all locksmith requirements in Larkhall and surrounding areas. We are following strict social distancing guidance and taking appropriate precautions to protect our customers. Please let us know if you believe you are at high risk or you are self-isolating when contacting us.

Larkhall Locksmith Services

Your Larkhall locksmith carries a comprehensive selection of locks from leading brands including Yale, ERA and Union. This means that your locksmith Larkhall 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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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 in need of an emergency locksmith, you're locked out of your house or you've lost your keys in Larkhall, 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.

Non-destructive entry

We gain entry using the latest non-destructive entry techniques and locksmithing equipment. If you've misplaced your keys or locked yourself out, your local Larkhall Locksmith can get you back in without unnecessary damage to your doors or locks.

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Customer Reviews Of LockRite Locksmiths Larkhall

"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

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Star Rating: 5/5 stars

"Excellent customer service. Friendly and efficient service provided. Id recommend this company to anyone. Im very thankful for all the help received. Many thanks."
- M Leitch

Your professional locksmith for locks and doors

Our trained Larkhall locksmiths are able to diagnose faulty locks and carry out repairs on the same day. Your Larkhall 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 ...

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Customer Review - William Andrew - a star!

Fantastic service here. Called and within about 30' William had arrived, changed the locks and cut three new keys. He also did some minor adjustment to the door drop and fixed another internal lock. Superb and worthy of high recommendation.

-John Di Mambro

Would You Recommend Our Services? : Yes

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Customer Review - Great service

After a burglary overnight, we needed a new lock fitted on the front door. William arrived mid morning and fitted the lock quickly. Excellent friendly service, and William advised us on security alarms, which we're now seriously considering.

- Mr G Smith

Would You Recommend Our Services? : Yes | Rating : Five Star Review

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Customer Review - Lock RIGHT!

A fast, efficient, professional and friendly - Wullie even changed his schedule to fit mine

- Mrs N Brown

Would You Recommend Our Services? : Yes | Rating : Five Star Review

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Reasons to Get Your Locks Changed

Lock Snapping

Lock Snapping is a technique used by burglars which involves breaking a specific kind of cylinder lock, allowing the intruder to quickly and easily gain admittance to the house. If the correct amount of force is applied to the cylinder, it will snap and provide easy access to the lock mechanism.

Lock Snapping has grown to become more widespread over the past several years as it requires no specialized hardware or expert knowledge, simply the force of a mallet, mole grips or anything else that can grab and take hold of a lock cylinder is sufficient to obtain entry. Many readily accessible videos online demonstrate the shocking force, speed and simplicity of the technique that intruders are utilising to get into houses throughout the country, with Larkhall no exception to this unsettling criminal trend. One online video which we have seen reveals how thieves can get access to a cylinder even if it isn't protruding from the handle. In cases like this the handle is shown literally being ripped from the door, the cylinder exposed and the locking mechanism compromised making use of household tools such as a mallet and screwdriver.

Other home security measures which are in place on your door including shoot-bolts, dead-bolts, roller keeps and anti lift bars are rendered useless because once the lock cylinder is broken and removed from your door the intruder can reach the locking mechanism with a screwdriver or similar tools. As soon as the locking mechanism is compromised your door will be unlocked and provide easy access, burglars have even been known to gain entry to houses with security alarms fitted employing this technique due to the speed of access.The majority of lock repairs can be completed by your Larkhall locksmith within the hour (depending on the degree of damage to the door. Doors and locks with significant damage may take a bit longer to repair).

A recent TV documentary revealed how a former burglar, without prior experience of snapping locks, could use this technique to get into to a house within 40 seconds, even he admitted how shocked he was at the simplicity and speed of gaining access, he said an experienced lock snapper would possibly gain access within fifteen seconds.Another ex- burglar admitted that even if he had the best lock picks in the country, he would rather break the lock cylinder because "it's simpler and much less difficult".

Police say it's approximated around 22 million doors throughout the country might be at risk from lock snapping where the lock cylinder can be broken in mere seconds.Your LockRite locksmith Larkhall is an expert in fitting anti-snap locks.

What Locks Are Susceptible

Locks which are in danger of lock snapping are Euro Cylinder profiles, and any locks which protrude beyond 3mm of the handle. The more the lock cylinder protrudes from the door the more prone to tampering it becomes as it is much easier to clasp and take hold of, but even if a lock cylinder doesn't protrude from the handle it still isn't resistant to tampering, something which our Larkhall locksmith understands only too well.

Euro Cylinders are normally installed in uPVC doors. Various kinds of Euro Cylinder include: The Single Cylinder, which gives key entry from one side only, The Double Cylinder which provides key entry from the front and back of the door and The Double Cylinder with Thumbturn that offers key entry from one side and employs a thumbturn on the other side of the door. The lock cylinders are available with various types of locking mechanisms, these could be disc tumbler, pin tumbler, and wafer tumbler locks. Cylinder Locks may be found in a variety of sizes and profiles to suit specific door sizes, but the profile vulnerable to lock snapping by thieves is referred to as the Euro Profile.

Anti-Snap Locks

Locks that are of a TS007 3 Star standard (better known as 'anti-snap' locks) are cylinders that meet the requirements to withstand lock snapping attacks.

Anti-Snap lock cylinders feature an integrated 'break-off' component that will come away if a burglar was to try to snap the lock, making the cylinder shorter, consequently making it more tricky to grasp. With the assistance of built in grip defenders it makes getting hold of the cylinder even more challenging. Moreover anti-snap locks have a toughened bar which will not break, it will only bend making snapping practically impossible.

Ensure your current locks do not over extend. If they appear to be vulnerable you may want to think about getting them changed by your LockRite Larkhall locksmith.

We can easily install anti-snap cylinders to your doors to protect you from this form of attack.Call us on 01698 678608 for a free, no obligation quote.

Lock Changes by LockRite Locksmiths Larkhall

We can fix damage to your doors and repair or change all locks which have been damaged during the course of a burglary.

Just bought a new home?Do you have any idea how many other people may have keys to your house? Often, home owners will unintentionally keep door keys or forget that they have another set when they move and purchase someplace new. Not only that but copies of the keys may have been made for relatives or friends to get in when the homeowners were on holiday. For your security and ease of mind your locksmith Larkhall can exchange the locks in your premises and ensure that you're the only person who has the new keys.

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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 01698 678608 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 Larkhall

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

  • 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 01698 678608 for a free, no obligation quote.

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Tips For Choosing a Locksmith in Larkhall

There are many factors to consider when choosing a locksmith in Larkhall. 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 Larkhall 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 01698 678608 now for a free, no obligation quote.

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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 toidentify your 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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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 Larkhall locksmith on 01698 678608 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 Larkhall

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 Larkhall 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 Larkhall and in most cases,can be with you within 30-60 minutes.
  • Our local Larkhall 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 01698 678608 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 Larkhall

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 Larkhall

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Larkhall 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 01698 678608 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 theLarkhall 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 01698 678608 for a free, no obligation quote.

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Recent Locksmith Work By LockRite's Larkhall Locksmith

Gained entry and changed lock

Gain entry and change lock.

Gained entry

Gain entry

Alarm fault finding and fix

Check alarm to find fault

Gained access and changed lock

Gain entry
Lock change

Replace broken lock

Replace broken lock and gearbox

Replace faulty door lock

Replace faulty lock. Adjust door

Fit lock

Fit lock

Lock Out

Gain entry

Lock Adjustments

Make adjustments to lock mechanism and adjust door

Remove Key From Lock

Key extraction

24/7 Service

Fast Response

DBS Checked

No Call Out Fee

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. Wullie works in Larkhall and the surrounding areas.

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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 Larkhall?

What Should You Do If You Find Yourself Locked Out Of Your Larkhall 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 Wullie, Your LockRite Larkhall Locksmith
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Lost Your Keys In Larkhall?

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

If you have lost your house keys in Larkhall 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 Wullie, Your LockRite Larkhall Locksmith
    Book Larkhall Locksmith

    01698 678608

    07903 774792