Locksmith Blackpool – Local UPVC Door Locksmiths Blackpool

Apex Mobile Locksmiths  established in 1986 provides a range of expert locksmith services throughout Blackpool, Preston, Lytham St Annes, Thornton-Cleveleys, Fleetwood, Poulton Le Flyde, Garstang and all surrounding areas. We are one of the only locksmith companies in the area that can supply and fit the very same day that we receive your call. We provide a number of services to both domestic and commercial clients and we are fully insured, accredited and DBS checked for your peace of mind.

Our unrivaled experience within the locksmith industry means any works we carry out is done to the highest standard with minimum fuss, mess and disruption to your day. We carry a large stock in our van which means that we are able to complete 99% of jobs on the very first visit without having to go out to buy additional parts. It is important to us that we use high quality, branded locks that meet British Standards BS3621 or TS007, to ensure your property has the highest security possible to protect your home, family and belongings.

Apex Mobile Locksmiths provides an honest, friendly and professional locksmith service throughout Blackpool and the surrounding areas. We will never charge a call out fee and we do not charge VAT which saves you 20% on any works we carry out compared to many other locksmiths in Blackpool and the surrounding towns and cities.

As we are a family local locksmith service in Blackpool we do not use a call center to man our phones so when you contact us you will always get through to a reputable locksmith who will be able to give you guidance and an accurate quotation over the phone before we attend the property. In some cases, we may need to attend the property to diagnose an issue before we are able to quote. If this is the case, we will ensure you are fully aware of any costs involved before we start any work. This is how we ensure we are fully transparent with our pricing and ensure that every customer of Apex Mobile Locksmiths is 100% satisfied before we leave after completing any works.

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Why Choose Apex Mobile Locksmiths in Blackpool?

Apex Mobile Locksmiths are a friendly and local locksmith service who have built a reputation within Blackpool and the surrounding areas that we are proud of and customer satisfaction is always at the forefront of our minds when it comes to everything that we do. A few reasons why you should choose Apex Mobile Locksmiths for all your domestic and commercial locksmith works in Blackpool.

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Do I Need a Locksmith To Change My Door Locks?

The most thorough method of making sure your door is secure involves removing the existing lock from the door (including the handle if it’s a handle-lock combo) and then installing a brand-new lock to replace it.  Most door locks are DIY-friendly and come with installation instructions, however, it is vital you have to correct knowledge and tools to complete the job as you could end up leaving your property unsecured and vulnerable to intruders. If you need the help of a professional locksmith service to change your door locks then our team at Apex Mobile Locksmiths will supply and fit a vast range of locks for all door types to homes and businesses in and around Blackpool.

Lock replacement or lock repairs may be needed if the lock is old, damaged, not working correctly or doesn’t meet the current British standards BS3621 or TS007 for uPVC doors. If you are unsure what lock you need to buy or how to install it then contact Apex Mobile Locksmiths for a professional service today, we will supply and fit your new lock at your home or business in Blackpool ensuring that your property is much more safe and secure than it was when we arrived.

If you require any of our locksmith services in Blackpool, Lytham St Annes, Preston, Cleveleys, Poulton, Fleetwood, Garstang, Preston, Kirkham, Penwortham, Leyland or Chorley then call Steve on 01253 713 658 or 07752 314 894

Locksmith Blackpool FAQ's

  • What does a locksmith do?
    Locksmiths are tradesmen that are trained to work with different types of locks both to open and fit them. Locksmiths often use different techniques to open, repair and fit locks to different types of doors and buildings.
  • How long does it take a locksmith to open a door?
    In most cases it will take a locksmith around ten minutes to open a door, however the time frame can vary dependent on the type of lock some can be opened in around 7 seconds whereas other may take up to 45 minutes.
  • How many locks should you use on your front door?
    A minimum of one lock will be required to have adequate security measures on your external door, however any security professional will tell you that two locks are better than one. You can have a standard BS3621 lock fitted and use a deadbolt to work alongside it, this will vastly improve your overall security measures and you may even find your insurance provider offers you discounts on your premiums.
  • What do burglars look for when targeting a property?
    Burglar look out for any properties that they can see has weak, old or damaged locks on windows or doors. If a burglar feels your lock can be either snapped or bypassed easily this will make your home an ideal target. Pet and garage doors also provide easy access to your home in a burglar’s eyes.
  • : Do alarms put off burglars?
    Yes, alarms are very effective at making burglars think twice before breaking into a property, however, it is important that you have other security measures such as high security locks as using an alarm on its own will not prevent a burglar breaking into your property.
  • How long does it take to get door locks changed?
    The time it takes to change a door lock can vary, it is much dependent on the existing lock and type of door that you have. Replacing the lock can take anywhere from 30 minutes to an hour. Lock that are being fitted to a door without an existing lock can take longer.
  • How much does a locksmith in Blackpool Cost?
    On average your local locksmith in Blackpool will charge around £65 per hour, some locksmiths may charge a slightly smaller fee for any subsequent hours, and the cost of the parts needed will usually be included in the quoted price.
  • How can I secure my windows without installing window bars?
    There are a few things that you can add to a window to improve its overall security. Quality locks and restrictors work well, you can also install window cameras and alarms. Another good security measure is installing laminated glass, this allows only a one-way view so that the layout and position of valuables in your property can’t be viewed from the outside.
  • Can a locksmith open a deadbolt?
    Although deadbolts are a quality lock and incredibly difficult to open when locked without the use of a key, any good locksmith will be able to gain entry to a deadbolt. This is because locksmiths have the skills, knowledge and correct tools to make this possible.
  • Should I have the locks changed when I move home?
    Yes, it is always advised that whenever you move into a new property you have all of the external locks changed. This means that it is only you that has a copy of the key as you can never be sure of how many are still in circulation from previous owners.