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Oluwafemi A

England

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"Femi was is really professional and his work is to a very high standard. Will definitely recommend. "

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Paul D

England

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"He was quick efficent and before and during his time here his communication was great at keeping up to date on his ETA and even advised me a on have t..."

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Ruzhdi B

England

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"Brilliant service. Quick, reliable and perfect communications. Would highly recommend. "

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Paul L

England

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"Paul was Very friendly and did very good work"

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Aurimas P

England

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"Aurimas is super gentleman. He is a great company and is very experienced handyman. He is very professional, looks after your property in general whil..."

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Goutham T

England

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"Excellent work!"

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Conor H

England

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"Conor is very kind and polite and helpful , give me a lot of advice for other stuff. The garden became clean and tidy after completion of the task. "

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Angelo G

England

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"Great service "

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Recent Locksmith reviews

"Probably no task will be impossible for him! Very skilled and nice guy! Thank you. "

Need locksmith for YALE lock.

£40

"Awesome! Great communication, professional clean job! Fitted a lock to an interior door"

Lock fitting

£30

"Amazing work. Very happy with the service"

Get a broken key out of a window lock

£40

"Great and friendly .. Well done good job!"

Install door lock

£50

"Very friendly and efficient. Ever so slightly let down by the quality of the finish (fairly rough/splintered around where the lock has been installed into the door) but, all in all happy with the outcome."

Install a key locking system to bathroom door

£80

"Changed my door handle and would highly recommend."

Changing door handle

£35

What's the average cost of a locksmith

£40 - £75

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£75

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Why book a locksmith through Airtasker?

Lock related work is inevitably an urgent matter. Whether you’ve been locked out of your house or have reason to change the locks, you’ll likely want the job done as soon as possible. This can lead many to simply hire the first locksmith that they call. Like medical assistance, cost takes a back seat to rapidity. But this urgency does mean that many people are overcharged for such work.

For those who need the assistance of a locksmith, Airtasker offers the perfect middle ground between speed and value. An online marketplace that connects professionals with individuals or organisations who need work done, finding a quality, reasonably priced locksmith has never been easier. All you need to do is tell Airtasker about what you need done, set an approximate budget, and wait for the offers from Airtasker Workers to roll in. You get ratings and reviews for each locksmith, and the free quotes come with zero obligation. The whole process can take just minutes!

Your lock situation might be urgent, but that doesn’t mean you should pay through the nose. With the help of Airtasker you can get your lock problems solved cheaply, quickly, and with a smile.

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Top Locksmith related questions

What are some common locksmith services?

Common locksmith services include picking, fixing, and replacing locks on residential properties or car doors. However, they can also design secure locking systems (including electronic entry systems) and perform security audits on residential and commercial buildings.

Can a locksmith open any lock?

This will depend on the type of tools the locksmith has and the lock itself. While many standard locks can be picked quickly and easily with a pick gun or similar, sometimes the lock is so old or difficult that it’s quicker to drill the lock (breaking the mechanism to gain access).

What should you do if you’re locked out of your house?

If you can’t get inside, jump straight on the Airtasker app and search for a locksmith near you. A local locksmith will be able to reach you easily and they’ll have the right tools to get you into your home quickly, safely, and with minimal damage to your property.

Do you need qualifications to be a locksmith?

Yes. Qualified locksmiths in Australia need to be at least 18 years old and complete an apprenticeship or traineeship.

What happens when you hire a locksmith?

Once you’ve agreed on an initial price and task details, your mobile locksmith will visit your property or car to assess the lock and carry out the work. If there are any unexpected challenges or materials needed, your locksmith will confirm a final quote once they’ve assessed the situation.

How much does a locksmith cost?

The average cost of locksmith services is $60-$142, but the price will depend on the complexity of the job and whether new locks need to be provided. Automotive locksmith tasks can cost a little more at $80-$180, while installing a new lock can cost as little as $70.

Do I need a specialist licence?

For certain types of tasks, you may need someone who has a specialist licence and also additional insurance. Please make sure that you confirm that a Tasker has the relevant licence and insurance before accepting an offer.

What does locksmithing include?

While they’re great in emergencies, you can call on a locksmith to help with other lock-related challenges, too. Here’s you can expect when you hire a locksmith for different tasks:

Emergency locksmith

Emergency locksmiths are available at short notice and often work outside standard trading hours. Ideally, you want to find a locksmith near you so they can get to you quickly and keep your lockout time to a minimum. An emergency locksmith will first try to pick your locks and deadbolts to get you back into your home. But if this doesn’t work, they’ll have the right tools to drill the lock and immediately install a new one to keep your home secure.

Auto locksmith

If you break or lose your car key, or lock it inside your car, you can hire an automotive locksmith. They can unlock your car to retrieve your keys or replace your lock and key with a new one. Auto locksmiths can also help with fitting car locks, fixing car door handles, and replacing ignition barrels.

Lock repair

Locks don’t last forever. Wear and tear can make them stick or even break. A locksmith can help with lock repair on your front door, car door, garage door, mailbox, bathroom/bedroom, and even your windows and sliding doors. They’ll either fix and realign the broken lock or if it’s beyond fixing, they’ll replace it with a new one.  

Lock installation

If you’ve got a new door, a broken lock, or you’re not confident your current security system is secure, you might need a new lock installed. This is a smart idea if you’ve lost track who has access or a copy of your keys. Find a locksmith near you to install a new or upgraded lock so you can be confident it’s done properly. When you post your task, be sure to specify what type of lock you need fitted, whether you have the lock already, or if you need the locksmith to provide materials. 

Recent Locksmith tasks

Keys/Door/Lock seems to get stuck, hard to unlock

£100

Brompton, Greater London

3rd Aug 2020

We have two locks on our door that's been giving us trouble Usually when it comes to unlocking We've tried putting WD40 etc. and it helps somewhat but there could be issues with the lock or the door/lock alignment etc. or the locks themselves

Install a handle and lock with key

£60

Charing Cross, Greater London

28th Jul 2020

On my bedroom door. I have the materials I just need your labour. This job needs to be completed before Thursday.

Femi was absolutely fantastic with the job at hand, he was punctual,(even early) with a call to say that he could make it earlier if it was convenient for me. Femi was very professional and knows exactly what he is doing he is greatly proficient with his work. I am so pleased with the work done and his prices that we even discussed some other work that I need to be done within the house including electrical and carpentry. Femi is an all round workman and seems to have a wide skill set within domestic/engineer work. Thank you soo much Femi.

Change door

£200

Soho, Greater London, W1F

27th Jul 2020

Change doors in soho London

Need Door handles/locks fitted - Birmingham

£100

Frankley, West Midlands

23rd Jul 2020

Hey there, my name is Sara. I need to hire a handyperson to help me in Birmingham, UK. What do you need done? door handles/locks fitted What is the type of property? Flat(s) Which areas of the property need work? Rubery, West Heath and Aston, Birmingham What would you like the handyperson to work on? fit new door handles with locks on 3 different properties

To fit Night Latch Front Door Lock with Backset

£15

Stepney, Greater London, E1

2nd Jul 2020

I need my old night latch removed and the new one installed. My door doesnt close properly with old latch so theres a saftey concern. It comes with Standard 60mm Backset - Fixing Screws and Instructions Included. Any other questions.. please ask.

Excellent service, highly recommended. Thank you for your kind service.

Need a locksmith to change lock

£150

Ely, Cambridgeshire

9th Mar 2020

Hi, I need a locksmith to drill and change back door lock Need photo sent of before and after job as well. Address:Flat 2 Market Street Ely Cambridge CB7 4LS Please see attached photo of similar lock

Quickly did the job. Tenant happy. Thank you!

Lock replacement.

£40

Camden Town, Greater London, NW1

15th Feb 2020

Bentham lock cylinder replacement

Quite a good guy and did very good and fast job.

Handyperson needed

£70

Charing Cross, Greater London

31st Jul 2020

Hey there, my name is Mary. I need to hire a handyperson to help me in London, UK. What do you need done? Installation What is the type of property? Apartment Which areas of the property need work? A bedroom door to be installed What would you like the handyperson to work on? To install the new bedroom door that I will buy

Handyperson needed

£50

Reading, Berkshire

28th Jul 2020

Hey there, my name is Mick’o. I need to hire a handyperson to help me in Reading, UK. What do you need done? Installation What is the type of property? Apartment What would you like the handyperson to work on? Replace a Normal bedroom’s handle to lock handle

I need door installation

£60

Upper Knowle, Bristol

25th Jul 2020

New door replacing and lock install

Bike Lock Removal (Locksmith / Angle Grinder)

£30

Shacklewell, Greater London

23rd Jul 2020

My bike is locked outside my apartment on our private front terrace and the Kryptonite lock is no longer unlocking with my key. The key is turning but the lock is not unlocking. I need the lock removed ASAP. Thanks, James

Brilliant service. Quick, reliable and perfect communications. Would highly recommend.

I need someone to change my room door lock

£25

Blackwall, Greater London

17th May 2020

I need someone to change my room lock as I lost my keys

Done great job

Installing a letterbox cage in the front door int.

£24

Dartmouth Park, Greater London

2nd Mar 2020

Can you please come between 5-6 PM weekdays to installing a letterbox cage. Is only a 15-20 min job. It would be great if you do it today at 5-6 PM. Parking is free and is ideal for a local Airtasker. Note: Please only send an offer if you are happy with my price and you can do it by the time I have stated. Please do not offer and after I accepted you're disappeared. Thanks

Good timing

Replace bathroom door

£125

St Albans, Hertfordshire

4th Aug 2020

I need the bathroom door replaced. It measures 1980mm x 760mm. Supply and fit door with lock. Alternative could be to mend current door, but it fits badly and the handle and lock mechanism need repairing too.

Need a locksmith to pick up lock for tenant

£60

Flemington, Lanarkshire

28th Jul 2020

Hi, I need a locksmith who can pick up the lock for tenant. He left keys inside. Address:1st Flr Rear Right 31 Hamilton Road (flat 3) NW11 9EH

I need door knob installation & repair

£100

Ruislip, Greater London, HA4

28th Jul 2020

Installation of 4 doors handles. In one of them lock must be installed and in another one lock must be installed. Thanks

Letter box key and top lock on front door replaced

£70

The Borough, Greater London

25th Jul 2020

I have a post box key and barrel replacement but I don't have access as last tenants took all copies so you will need to gain entry to it too. The top lock on flat I believe was installed incorrectly as it doesn't turn whole way and seem to turn the opposite way to the norm of unlocking the door . I don't have a replacement for this but I can gain entry to front door. We can talk cost for the replacement of this.

He was quick efficent and before and during his time here his communication was great at keeping up to date on his ETA and even advised me a on have to save money by suggestive cheaper alternatives methods and if even spare me the few mind he has to show me where to begin on some flat pack furniture i had purchased. I would recommend and will use him again myself in the future.

Put lock on bedroom door

£50

Camden Town, Greater London, NW1

16th Jul 2020

Hi Arvin I have to have a lock on my bedroom door ASAP. I bought a deadlock.

Paul was Very friendly and did very good work

Need a locksmith to change locks in the front door

£90

Hither Green, Greater London

12th Mar 2020

Hi, I need locksmith to change lock in the front door. Tenant lost her keys and is locked outside Address: Flat D, 161 Wellmeadow Road, SE6 1HP Please see attached photo of the door locks that needs replacing.

Thank you for doing your best to fix the issue.

AirBnB Change Over and Clean

£40

St Giles, Greater London, WC2H

24th Feb 2020

I require a change over between two guests whilst I am away, including: Replenish fresh food (cost to be covered with an additional payment following receipt) - i.e. fruit, milk, bread. Replenish fresh flowers (cost to be covered with an additional payment following receipt) - i.e. some daffodils from Salisbury. Change bedding. Wash previous towel and bedding. Put washing on clothes airer. Clean bathroom Clean kitchen Hoover all rooms Mop all non-carpeted rooms Take waste and recycling to local bin stores within block Wipe over all sides to remove any dust (picture frames and sides) Pick up keys from a key lock externally. Replace keys into key locks externally.

Was very helpful and able to adjust following complicated guests! Thanks Eddie!

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