Does a locksmith break your lock to get in?
No, a locksmith will generally not need to break the lock to get in. Locksmiths carry special tools to pick locks and manipulate lock mechanisms.
What does a locksmith do?
A locksmith in Australia works with keys, locks and safes for properties and vehicles. Many now offer smart security solutions too.
Will a locksmith duplicate a master key?
To duplicate or copy a master key, locksmiths will often require written authorisation by the nominated person. But yes, they can be duplicated.
Will insurance cover a locksmith?
Insurance may cover key replacement, but it will depend on your policy. It’s best to contact your insurance provider to confirm for peace of mind.
How much does a locksmith cost?
The price of a locksmith depends on the job and often the location and time. Generally speaking, an emergency midnight callout will cost more than a day job.
Can a locksmith unlock my door?
Certified locksmiths can unlock residential, commercial and vehicle doors. If you’re locked out after-hours, you’ll need an emergency 24/7 locksmith.
Can a locksmith change a lock?
Locksmiths can change locks. New locks are most commonly requested when there is a change of occupancy of a property, such as a new homeowner.
Will a locksmith open a safe?
If you’ve forgotten your code to a combination safe or it’s broken and out of warranty, a locksmith can assist you in opening it.
Should I call the police if I’m locked out?
Unless there is a life-threatening emergency, please do not call the police to unlock your car or house. Call a certified locksmith instead.
What is an auto locksmith?
An auto locksmith will offer car and other vehicle lock and key solutions, including ignition switch repairs and transponder key services.