When do you need help from a locksmith

When do you need help from a locksmith

locksmith-15.jpgNobody thinks about finding himself a proper locksmith… until you need him, and you need his services badly. People tend to forget about minor nuisances of life that keep them comfortable and going through the day lately, one of those things being the fact that the door to their home or their car are firmly closed and that they are the only one with a key. Well, keys get lost, stolen, broken, and when that happens it’s always an urgency, and there’s only one profession that can give you proper help – and that’s a locksmith. Technology has very little to do with that, the craft of locksmithing has been around for over 4000 years now, and they are always important, what is different now compared to then is the fact that the locksmith doesn’t make his own custom locks, spending hours on that, he just installs, maintains and fixes the already made locks.


It’s very interesting that mostly locksmiths are not called by the homeowners or car owners, but by a visitor, tenant or a friend who borrowed the car. It’s important to know that without a solid proof of residence or ownership of the car a locksmith is not allowed to lift a finger, if he does he’s treated like he is committing a burglary in most European countries as well as in the EU.


All of these situations cover private property and individuals, but the locksmith as a trade is even more important to big business, stores and chains – there’s the entrance, security, all of the ways in and out of the building, a good locksmith is supposed to be able to give advice and to maintain a security network through any object. Prisons come as one of the biggest challenges to locksmiths, and there are usually locksmiths dedicated just to prisons and security gates installed in them. Locks are not just the locks you’re used to, with a single key opening them up – those locks are pretty basic, primitive and very easily broken through, a master locksmith is able to set up a lock with many security features and that is virtually inpenetrable.


locksmith-16.jpgOf course, this all is a bit too extreme for your regular customer, but you still want to make sure that the locksmith of your choice has the appropriate certificates and enough skills to work on your privacy as well as to check if he’s got good credentials – internet search can tell you a lot about a specific locksmith and the experience other customers had with him. Make sure that the locksmith you pick is insured, experienced and that he’s got certificates that cover the are you need help with if you are looking for someone who can do more than just fix a regular lock. It wouldn’t hurt if you read up on locksmith jargon as they have some very specific phrases if you want to deal fairly with the man.

If you’re in Auckland, and you’re looking for a Locksmiths in Auckland contact Chubb Security on 0800 20 30 40

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