We take a look at the 5 most common reasons you might need to call a local Glasgow locksmith. Your locks are important and 99% of the time will work without issue. However, when a lock suddenly stops working, it can cause no end of trouble, resulting in you being locked out of your home, taking valuable time off work and costing you money.
- Your Key Breaks
You know the feeling, late for work or trying to get the kids to school. You close the front door and put the key to lock and -SNAP- the key breaks in your lock. Suddenly, you day is in ruins, you can’t leave the house unlocked plus you’ll need to phone your boss and explain that you’ll be late. Thankfully, it is a relatively straightforward job for a locksmith and we will aim to be with you within 30-45 mins. We’ll get that broken key out and repair or replace your lock if required.
- Lock does not work
Due to wear and tear, you might find that your lock just stops responding to the key. Sometimes the problem is the lock or sometimes even the door itself – whatever the reason, we’ll find it and sort out the issue for you.
- Lock mechanism not working
Your lock is an intricate device and sometimes the mechanism just stops working or get’s jammed. More often than not, we need to take the lock out to have a closer inspection. If the cost of repair is more than the cost of actually fixing the lock, then we will notify you and get you sorted out with a new lock.
- The key refuses to turn
At times, locks can seize up and forcing the key could result in it breaking in the lock. If we can remove with a silicon spray then we will and if not we can always organise a new lock for you. Remember, we can be with you in around 30-45 minutes and we don’t charge a call-out fee.
- The key won’t go in
It is worth ensuring that you have the correct key, just in case. At times, the lock can end up with a blockage inside. We don’t advise a DIY solution in terms of sticking things into the lock. Leave it to us and we will examine the lock and use a specialist tool to sort out the blockage.
Your Local Glasgow Locksmith
Clyde Lock & Security offer a 24hr emergency locksmith service throughout Glasgow & Lanarkshire and we can be with you within 30-45 minutes. Bookmark our site and save our number – 07542 781131 – just in case of emergencies. Your local, reliable, local Glasgow locksmith is just a phone call away. Alternatively, fill out our contact form and one of the team will be in touch.