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Fix broken door handles


Elvin went above and beyond to complete the task. He was very diligent throughout, and did an excellent job. Would thoroughly recommend him to others. 5 stars!!!

I need door repair


Worked quickly and well. Happy with the result

Door draft proofing, lock and frame repair


Great work and highly recommended

Carpenter do repair door


Would highly recommend! Thanks for a great job Nasser

Fix my lock


Ivanas was quick to communicate and showed up on time. He was understanding when due to a situation on my side he had to come back the next day, for which I was very grateful. My microwave was fixed quickly and he had brought all the doors he would need as he prepared for the task beforehand. I’m very happy he came to help me!!

Microwave to be fixed


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Why book a lock repair service through Airtasker?

Trying to repair or replace locks yourself can lead to more harm than good. Just think: the smallest mistake can damage the larger fixtures of your door, window, or vault. Added to that, you might even get injured in the process! Thankfully, Airtasker can help you find a reliable, knowledgeable, and skilled mobile locksmith within minutes.

Simply post your task and Airtasker connects you with lock repairs near you. From UPVC door lock repair to lock replacement, Airtasker makes it so easy for you to find a professional who can efficiently get the job done.

The best part? Booking a lock repair service on Airtasker won’t even cost you an arm and a leg! While other patio door lock repair or car door lock repair services will break the bank, you can find affordable services within your budget.

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Top Lock Repair related questions

It’s normal to wonder or worry about your locksmith’s credibility. Airtasker connects you to services from trained, experienced, and trustworthy mobile locksmiths near you. Our platform has a transparent ratings system, with reviews written by real customers. Airtasker Pay also ensures that your money stays secure until your Tasker has completed the task. You can release payment only after the job has been completed.

A good lock responds well to its key. If you have trouble turning the key or if your key gets stuck frequently, then most likely you already need to call a lock repair service near you. Also, older locks tend to feel frozen or jammed frequently. Instead of forcing a key into a frozen lock, call and consult a mobile locksmith before your door lock or window lock become permanently damaged.

Lock repairs entail fixing or replacing internal mechanisms within the lock. If you’re looking to replace a lock altogether, your Tasker can remove your old lock and reinstall a new one altogether. You may need a lock repair service if your lock has frozen parts. However, if you’ve experienced a break-in or a robbery, then most likely you will need a lock replacement. Burglars often damage your door or vault locks beyond repair.

This all depends on how many locks need to be repaired or how severe the damage is. Typically, mobile locksmiths are trained to assess and repair damage within half an hour or a little longer. However, if your lock needs to be replaced, then lock replacement can take up to a few hours. Consult with your Tasker and be sure to give them as many details as possible, so that they can complete their task as quickly and efficiently as they can.

Airtasker makes it easy for you to get in touch with a professional near you. If you’re locked out of your home or your car, stay calm. Carefully read reviews posted by other customers, post your task on Airtasker and get offers within a few minutes. You can find a mobile locksmith near you so that they can get to you as soon as possible.

Yes, most definitely! Remember that this depends on how much damage your old lock has suffered in the past few years. Weathering, erosion, and mishandling are all factors that contribute to lock damage. In some cases, it would be better to call for a lock replacement service or lock installation service so that you can look forward to better security for your property.

What do lock repair services include?

A damaged or broken lock can make your home or property easy to enter. To keep your family and loved ones safe, have a professional mobile locksmith repair or replace old locks immediately. Here is the range of services that your Tasker may be able to offer:

Door lock repair

If your front door lock is broken, then your home may be feeling unsafe. You may need to repair or replace your door lock if your lock is rusty or weathered or if your key is unable to open it. You can even find a Tasker who may be able to fix or reconfigure an electronic door lock or smart lock.

Patio door lock repair

Keeping your patio door secure can prevent break-ins from the back of your home. A new, durable lock for your patio can also help maintain the overall structure of your patio door and prevent decay. While services vary from Tasker to Tasker, you will certainly be able to find one who can repair different kinds of patio door locks.

Double glazing door lock repair

Multi-point locking systems can improve the security of your home but are also prone to issues like misalignment, jamming, and drooping handles. Leave it to a professional mobile locksmith to help address possible security risks. There are specialized tools that you need to fix a UPVC lock, and a locksmith typically has complete equipment to get the job done.  

Car door lock repair

The best part about hiring a mobile locksmith is they can meet you where you’re at, whether you’re at a stranded parking lot or in the middle of a highway. Simply call for a door lock repair service near you, and a mobile locksmith can arrive wherever you are. Depending on the model of your car and the skills offered by your Tasker, they may be able to remove and replace the actuator within a few minutes.

Lock replacement

Some locks are just beyond repair and will need to be replaced altogether. Your mobile locksmith can remove damaged locks and replace them with a brand new one. Be sure to research the new type of lock that you’d like for your door, window, or vault. Find out which one is best compatible with your home or property.

Recent Lock Repair tasks

Change door handles and fix one door frame


Central Parade, Greater London

29th Sep 2023

8 door handles need replacing. And one door frame. Some other jobs needed but the door are our main issue.

Fix key stuck in lock


Stamshaw, Hampshire

29th Sep 2023

Key in broken off in lock, will need to remove key or fix lock - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 29 September 2023

Locksmith needed: fix jamming issue with lock


Dagenham, Greater London, RM10

28th Sep 2023

I have a lock that keeps jamming, the barrel may need replacing. I can provide the the necessary parts if the locksmith can let me know. - Due date: Flexible

Fix a mail box


Docklands, Greater London

22nd Sep 2023

change the old lock to a new one - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 24 September 2023

Fix door closer


Sands End, Greater London, SW6

30th Aug 2023

Fix a concealed door closer / disable door closer - Due date: Before Saturday, 2 September 2023

Door handle to be fixed


Sands End, Greater London, SW6

30th Aug 2023

Hello. The door handle needs to be replaced with a new one, it doesn't have to be one with a key, we have a separate lock to secure the door. - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 1 September 2023

Melvin completed the task timely and professionaly.

Fixing a window lock


Coombe, Greater London

24th Aug 2023

broken internal lock handle on the window in rear - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, 24 August 2023

Fix in new door locks


Colyers, Greater London

15th Aug 2023

Need a lock to be fitted on bedroom door,no lock prior to this. - Due date: Flexible

Fix a bathroom door lock


West Thamesmead, Greater London

27th Jul 2023

bathroom door lock needs to be replaced after it has been removed after being jammed - Due date: Before Monday, 31 July 2023

Ron was very punctual and communicated very well

Someone to change my lock in my bedroom and fix the kitchen door


Blackwall, Greater London, E14

25th Jul 2023

I Need someone to change the lock of my bedroom and fix the kitchen door handle - Due date: Needs to be done on Wednesday, 26 July 2023

Fix my locked front door


Worden, Lancashire

24th Jul 2023

My front door is locked and it’s can’t open with the keys. - Due date: Flexible

Repair or replace entrance door lock


Grahame Park, Greater London

18th Jul 2023

Front door nor opening, so needs someone to repair or replace the door handle, to get the door to open - Due date: Needs to be done on Tuesday, 18 July 2023

Fix door handles and locks


Goodmayes, Greater London

17th Jul 2023

Fixing some bolt locks & bathroom door lock - Due date: Before Wednesday, 19 July 2023

Angelo showed up on time and got the job done efficiently. Easy to communicate with and helpful. 5/5.

Key needs to be fixed


Crook Log, Greater London

16th Jul 2023

The back door keys are very tight and I want this to be fixed. No new lock is needed. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 22 July 2023

Repair bedroom door handle


Vauxhall, West Midlands

11th Jul 2023

My bedroom door handle broke. It needs to be replaced. There’s currently no handle on the door. - Due date: Needs to be done on Tuesday, 11 July 2023

Fix a lock


Streatham Vale, Greater London

7th Jul 2023

Lock is coming off the door. Needs fixing as soon as possible - Due date: Before Monday, 10 July 2023

Fixing door locks


Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1

5th Jul 2023

I need some door handles ?tightening/fixing. - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 7 July 2023

To fix door panel and window locks


Upton Park, Greater London

3rd Jul 2023

We broke my door and door lock and also need to change the lock of room windows - Due date: Needs to be done on Tuesday, 4 July 2023

Fix treadmill


Upton, Greater London

2nd Jul 2023

only the start key does not work, all the other keys + display are functional - Due date: Flexible

Conservatory double door repair and lock change


Brackley, Northamptonshire

2nd Jul 2023

Buckled conservatory outer door locks change on it - Due date: Before Tuesday, 4 July 2023