24/7 Lock Services & Safe Opening in Leeds
Whether you are locked out, moving house or office, or just simply wish to upgrade your security, We are here to help you every step of the way. All it takes is just one phone call, and we take care of the rest.
We all know this can be a very stressful time and a huge inconvenience, but it is a common occurrence for many other people, all over the country. Firstly, don’t panic. Whether you are locked out of your house during the day, or even the middle of the night, our trained and skilled door engineers are ready to help you get back into your property.
What to Do When You’re Locked out of Your Property
Give us a call straightaway. In order to quickly assess the situation, one of our emergency locksmiths will ask you a few questions:
- Where are your property keys; are they inside your property, or are they lost or stolen?
- What type of lock do you have on your door?
- Is your door uPVC or wooden?
- Is the lock shoulder height or waist height?
- Is your lock faulty?
If your keys have been lost or stolen, you will need to make your local police station aware, and give the incident number to the door engineer. If your lock is faulty, the door engineer will ask you to give a brief description of what is happening when you are trying to unlock your door.
Speed & Efficiency
To ensure that you are not locked out of your property for too long, we average an emergency response time of approximately 30 minutes. When required, we’ll replace your lock with one that meets your home insurance requirements, or corresponds with BS3621 (home insurance regulations).
Keys Locked In Your Vehicle?
We understand that finding yourself locked out of your vehicle is a frustrating and highly inconvenient experience. As such, we aim to get to you as quickly as possible to resolve the situation in a quick and efficient manner.
Wooden & uPVC Doors
Don’t be tempted to force a wooden or uPVC door. This could cause further damage, and incur costly repairs.
uPVC Door Alignment
uPVC doors tend to require adjustments due to wear and tear, or various weather conditions which can cause the door to move out of alignment. Our uPVC door specialists are able to realign the door for you before the situation gets much worse.
There are a variety of reasons why you will want to have your locks changed; on some occasions it is a matter of emergency i.e. you have lost or mislaid your keys and will require a locksmith to attend your home straight away!
While other circumstances i.e. moving home are less urgent but are equally as important and may require being booked in for the day you move or for a later date.
When booking a locksmith to change the locks on your home you want to be sure you are using an Engineer who is experienced, credible, trustworthy and cost effective. To reassure you of this all of our locksmiths are DBS checked (formally CRB) and are fully assessed and accredited by industry experts.
All of our locksmiths are able to carry out a full home security and insurance compliance check as part of our service and are able to recommend quality products that conform to all of the relevant standards for your insurance and your peace of mind.
Keeping your home or business secure…
As security experts at, we want to ensure we are providing our customers with the most relevant and up to date information regarding home insurance requirements to ensure they are in compliant when changing the locks on their home.
Home insurance providers will often specify that your property must be fitted with British Standard locks on your doors and windows…
What are British Standards?
Meet your home insurance requirements with Your Secure Locksmiths
In order for any lock to be classed as a ‘British Standard’ lock they must have been through rigorous testing including strength, durability and of course security, these products are also re-assessed and re-tested to ensure you have complete confidence in the safety, quality and reliability of the locks you have installed in your home.
So how do I know if my new lock is a British Standard lock?
On the face of any lock that is a ‘British Standard’ lock you will see the British Standard Kitemark image pictured to the right, this may also be accompanied by BS: 3621 2007 (mortice locks) or BS: TS007 (Euro cylinders) which are the current British Standard required for Insurance purposes.
Why should I meet my insurance provider’s requirements?
When changing the locks for your home you may ask yourself why you should adhere to meeting any requirements listed by your insurance provider. By not meeting the requirements as stated by your provider you may run the risk of invalidating your insurance when making a claim.