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Welcome to G & M Locksmiths your local family run locksmith service in Sheffield. We offer a full emergency locksmith service covering Sheffield, Barnsley, Rotherham, Chesterfield, Doncaster and most of South Yorkshire. We have a team of two fully qualified and insured locksmiths so we really can offer a one-hour emergency locksmith service. Not only are we an emergency locksmith service in Sheffield, but we also do routine locksmith work from changing locks to new UPVC locking mechanisms at a time to suit you, our vans are fully stocked with all types of locks so can complete most jobs in one visit.
When you call out G & M Locksmiths you can always be safe in the knowledge that your home or business will be left even more safe and secure than it was before we arrived. If you require any of our locksmith se3rvices then contact G & M Locksmiths today on 0114 205 5308 and we will be able to provide you with a free no obligation quotation over the phone.
Our Sheffield based locksmiths are fully insured and accredited and all our parts are guaranteed for 12 months and we do not charge a call out fee.
Locksmiths are tradesmen that have been trained to work with different types of locks both to unlock them in a lock out or lock in situation and install them. Locksmiths often use different techniques to open, repair and fit locks to different types of doors and buildings.
On average it will take a locksmith around ten minutes to open a door, however this time frame can vary depending on the type of lock, some can be opened in around 7 seconds whereas others can take up to 45 minutes.
A minimum of one lock is necessary to have adequate security measures on your front door, however any reliable security professional will tell you that two locks work 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.
Burglars seek out properties that they can see have 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 the perfect target.
Yes, alarms are very good at deterring burglars from your 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.
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. Locks that are being fitted to a door without an existing lock often take longer.
On average your local locksmith in Sheffield will charge around £65 per hour, some locksmiths may charge a slightly smaller fee for any additional hours, and the cost of the parts needed will often be included in the price quoted.
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 alarms and cameras. Another good security measure is having laminated glass installed, 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.
Although deadbolts are a quality lock and incredibly difficult to open once 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, experience, knowledge and tools to make this possible.
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 occupants.
Need a locksmith in Sheffield? G & M Locksmiths are a well-established and reputable family run locksmith service based in Sheffield. We provide a range of locksmith services to both domestic and commercial customers throughout Sheffield and the surrounding areas. We pride ourselves on our high level of workmanship and professionalism at every job. There is no lock, key, or security situation we can’t resolve in a timely and cost-effective manner.
We provide a locksmith service in Sheffield and we endeavour to be with you within 30 minutes of receiving your call. Our locksmiths are all fully equipped to deal with all manner of emergency situations from lock outs, new mechanisms, lock repairs, need door handles, window locks, uPVC door repairs, uPVC door realignment, euro-cylinders, new barrels, anti-snap and snap safe lock installations all way to broken key extraction.
We keep our vans fully stocked with high quality insurance approved branded locks and parts. This means that in most cases we can deal with the issues you are having within the same visit without having to go out to buy additional parts.
With over 15 years’ experience in the locksmith and security industry our team are experienced in every aspect in the locksmith industry and there is no job too big or small. We do not charge a call out fee day or night and all work is guaranteed for twelve months.
We provide a range of locksmith services to both our domestic and commercial locksmith customers in Sheffield, some of the services we offer include: