Most people do not associate locksmiths with emergencies, but there are times when you need their services to resolve a pressing issue at home or other premises.
Whether it is replacing lost keys or unlocking a faulty lock, there are occasions when you need prompt services from a locksmith. Here is a list of the type of situations that warrant the use of emergency locksmiths.
When you can’t access your home
Sometimes you cannot access your home because you lost the keys or left them in a distant location. On such occasions, you can call emergency locksmiths to unlock your door and let you in. The locksmith will replace the existing lock with a new one enabling you to access your property.
When someone locks you out
Most families have shared keys that are passed to different members over the cause of the day. Unfortunately, this arrangement can lead to inconveniences when someone forgets to leave the keys or deliberately locks you out after a disagreement. In such situations, you can call an emergency locksmith to create a replacement key.
Break-ins and burglaries
Burglaries are a common occurrence in the U.K., and often involve the thief breaking in by destroying or unlocking your lock. Admittedly, this is a traumatic event that leaves you shaken, but you should not let the shock prevent you from securing your home. After the police have inspected the scene, call the locksmith to replace the lock, and suggest ways of making your home more resistant to burglars.
When the keys don’t work
On a bad day, you may get to your home and try to unlock the door, but it just won’t open. This may be due to damaged keys or a malfunctioning lock. At such times, you need to call a locksmith to make a replacement key that will open the lock or replace it on-site, enabling you to enjoy the comfort of your home.
Sometimes courts decree that bailiffs and auctioneers access some property to recover ownership or retrieve possessions for auction. You need an emergency locksmith in the team because you may not have the keys to some or all of the doors on the property.
If you need an emergency locksmith for any of the above situations, contact CPPM Locksmiths. We offer emergency lock repairs and installations on properties in the Oxfordshire boroughs of Abingdon, Didcot, Witney, Oxford and the surrounding areas.