If you’ve ever locked yourself out or lost your keys, you’ll know how important a good locksmith service is. But with so much choice, how can you make sure you pick the best service?

Nearby and Available

When starting your search, look for a locksmith that’s local to your business or home. This will help prevent additional out-of-area charges by locksmith firms. In addition, look for locksmiths who are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. After all, you never know when you may need their services.

Specialist and Experienced Locksmiths

Prioritise locksmiths who are not only experienced but who also offer specialised services. Some locksmiths for example will specialise only in dwellings, business or automobile security. Look for a firm that provides all the services you may need as a home, business and/or car owner. In addition, it’s a good idea to make sure that your locksmith is trained in non-destructive entry (NDE), so that there is as little damage as possible to your existing locks and property.

Check Liability and Cost

In case any damage occurs, always check your locksmith is fully insured. This will provide you with piece of mind should the unforeseeable occur. Always confirm pricing before a job is assumed and make sure there are no hidden charges.

Be Prepared

Finally, don’t wait until you have an emergency to locate a reliable locksmith service. Spend a little time looking into locksmiths in your area so that in the event of a crisis, you will know who to call. This will ensure that in a panic, you don’t make the wrong choice.

With over twenty years of experience, Eyden Locksmiths can offer you the expertise and customer service you need. Specialists in non-destructive entry and experts in commercial, home and automobile security, we are the locksmiths’ service you can trust.