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Locksmiths - What Does a Locksmith Do?

Posted 05/11/10

Locksmiths specialise in locks of all kinds including, houses, safes and cars. We take a look at what they actually do... Locksmiths are familiar with metal locking systems, as well as electronic security systems and card-activated systems. Hire a Locksmith to install, repair, and adjust

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Tips to Keep Your Home Cool This Summer

Posted 17/12/13

Keeping your home cool during the sweltering summer months can be challenging. We've put together a list of simple, low cost things you can do to keep temperatures down... With rising temperatures, it's great to head to the pool or the beach to cool down. But when you're at home, keeping co

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Stage 5 Life Stages Home Ownership - Getting Your Home Ready for Retirement

Posted 30/11/17

Thinking about whether the house you're currently living in is suitable for retirement is an important to consider. Many downsize, but should you?... While your house remains your castle, there comes the time we need to adapt it. Getting your home ready for retirement is all about thinking

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Locksmiths - What Does a Locksmith Do?

Posted 05/11/10

Locksmiths specialise in locks of all kinds including, houses, safes and cars. We take a look at what they actually do... Locksmiths are familiar with metal locking systems, as well as electronic security systems and card-activated systems. Hire a Locksmith to install, repair, and adjust

Read more

Tips to Keep Your Home Cool This Summer

Posted 17/12/13

Keeping your home cool during the sweltering summer months can be challenging. We've put together a list of simple, low cost things you can do to keep temperatures down... With rising temperatures, it's great to head to the pool or the beach to cool down. But when you're at home, keeping co

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Stage 5 Life Stages Home Ownership - Getting Your Home Ready for Retirement

Posted 30/11/17

Thinking about whether the house you're currently living in is suitable for retirement is an important to consider. Many downsize, but should you?... While your house remains your castle, there comes the time we need to adapt it. Getting your home ready for retirement is all about thinking

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Recent jobs posted

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(Essential or close to) Repair of Yale night latch-style front door

Posted 4 days ago

Need a locksmith to repair my front door lock. Door is currently functionally inoperable. The spring appears to have broken/malformed and will not push the bolt into its full extension. The lock appears to otherwise be in good order as best as I can ascertain; hopefully a new spring should fix it.

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Emergency lock replacement and extra bolt installed

Posted 1 week ago

We need a lock replaced in our restaurant and an extra bolt installed on the door. It is an aluminium sliding door frame. We need the job down by 9pm today (Sunday 22nd March)

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Dead lock

Posted 1 week ago

Change a lock. A dead lock. On one door

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Need door lock on an old ranch slider changed

Posted 1 week ago

We have lost the key to our ranch slider and need the lock to be changed ASAP. I need a cost before coming out and getting this job done. Sorry no photo avalible atm. I am avalible in the morning only.

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Installation of Schlage Keypad Deadlock

Posted 2 weeks ago

We bought a Schlage Keypad Deadlock and we want to get someone qualified who can install this for us.

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Supply and Fit electronic door lock

Posted 2 weeks ago

Remove key lock and supply and fit electronic lock.

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Install Schlage S-6000 lock in city apartment, and remove the old one

Posted 2 weeks ago

I've got an apartment in the city and want a new lock installed where the existing failing swipe card is. I like the sound of the Schlarge S-6000, and am happy to obtain one (probably just from Bunnings) or if you've got your own I can buy from you. Let me know how much it'll cost and when you can do it. Thanks!

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Re align lock

Posted 2 weeks ago

We have a Yale electronic lock that is having trouble locking as the door and the lock hole are no longer aligned after two years. Plate on the door frame has come lose

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Replacing missing keys (existing locks)

Posted 2 weeks ago

I have a few locks in my house that are in good working order but are unfortunately are missing keys. I am wondering whether it is better to try to get new keys for the existing locks or just replace the locks. Looking for advice and costing options to do either.

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Repair lock and rollers on sliding glass door.

Posted 2 weeks ago

Sliding glass door. Entry door where the lock no longer can be Accessed by key. The rollers on the glass door are sticking.

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Lost key

Posted 2 weeks ago

I have an external door that has never had a key that I would now like a key for

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Front Door Lock needs replacing

Posted 3 weeks ago

The front door lock in our property needs replacing. The barrel of the current lock moves when you turn the key and sticks in one direction. I don't have a pic of the lock itself but hopefully a type indication can be taken from the snib.

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Doors

Posted 3 weeks ago

Key fob entry at front door, door is aluminium and glass

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Lost car key

Posted 3 weeks ago

unlock a Nissan cefiro and make 2 keys

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Fix door handle

Posted 3 weeks ago

Door handle for French back doors is broken on outside, came off and missing circular hold. Need help with tigtning & fitting handle back on asap. Comes off from the outside door , though the inside door handle is still attached yet loose.

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Fitting of smart lock

Posted 3 weeks ago

Removal of existing door lock and fitting of new smart lock (already purchased) into the front door of our property. If possible we would like to retain the additional deadlock that is also installed on the door. Ideally we would like this work completed on ... .

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Locks supplied And fitted

Posted 3 weeks ago

Just bought a new house. Would like advice on making it more secure (door and window locks) and the work done

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Lock on internal door

Posted 3 weeks ago

Would like to put a lock with key access on an internal door in my apartment.

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Visit and new key cut

Posted 3 weeks ago

A shed key was lost. 2 new keys need to be made .

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Locksmith for letter box

Posted 3 weeks ago

We recently moved into a new apartment and need the locks changed on our letterbox as we weren't given the keys to it.

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Recent locksmith reviews

With over 159,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Replace some locks

Work carried out by the owner/operator

18th March 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Lock Handle needs repairing

Work carried out by an employee of the company

16th March 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Fitting of smart lock

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th March 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Hard to get key in lock (something in it?) and separate deadlock not turning

Work carried out by the owner/operator

8th March 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Lost mailbox key. Need to be opened and get a new key!

Work carried out by an employee of the company

25th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Fitting a lock on a sliding door

Work carried out by an employee of the company

25th February 2020

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Two replacement locks

Work carried out by the owner/operator

16th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Bathroom door handle and lock Refit


16th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Replace smart lock with mechanical mortice lock

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Front door lock roller.

Work carried out by an employee of the company

12th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 3
Schedule
 4
Communication
 4

Fitting digital door lock


12th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Fit keyless entry lock to existing door #2

Work carried out by an employee of the company

5th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Back door spare key to be newly made

Work carried out by the owner/operator

5th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

new lock in ranchslider door

Work carried out by the owner/operator

2nd February 2020

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 4
Schedule
 4
Communication
 4

Deadlock installation

Work carried out by the owner/operator

31st January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Secure garage tilt a door with a bolt and provide a new key

Work carried out by the owner/operator

21st January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Yale - Smart Latch to be installed please

Work carried out by the owner/operator

8th January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Front door handle and lock

Work carried out by the owner/operator

4th January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Install Privacy Bolt

Work carried out by the owner/operator

18th December 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

URGENT unable to lock newish exterior aluminium door

Work carried out by the owner/operator

18th December 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 4
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