Lost Keys to your House or Home?


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A MLA Locksmith will be able to help you if you have Lost your Keys or Locked out in any situation, usually if your key is damaged in the lock a locksmith who does key cutting can cut a key there and then.  You could be locked out of your house/flat and lost your front door or back door keys, or even just need some replacement UPVC window or door keys, had your keys stolen or been a victim of a burglary then read one for information about how losing your keys is something that should not be taken lightly.

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What to do if I have lost my only set of House Keys? 

If you lose your only set of keys to your house/flat that may contain either your front or back door keys read our advice:

  •  Phone your local Master Locksmiths Approved locksmiths
  •  A locksmith will either change & replace the locks or they will happily supply you with exactly what you need to keep you in compliance with BS3621 and keep you, your family and possessions, safe from unwanted visitors.
  • In future its always safe to have a spare set of keys, so having your keys cut is a advisable thing to do.

What type of keys can a MLA locksmith help me with?

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  • Lost Front or Back Door Keys
  • Lost Garage Door Keys
  • UPVC Window
  • UPVC Door
  • Lost Keys to a restricted or  suited lock ( MLA Locksmiths can usually help or point you in the correct direction )

Help I’ve lost my front / back door keys

If you have lost your front or back doors key, the solution is very simple.  A MLA Locksmith will:

  • Help you gain entry to the property
  • Change the lock for security preventions to eliminate use of your old keys
  • Cut keys for your new lock


If you are having your locks changed then you may want to consider:

  • Upgrading to higher security locks
  • Making sure the new locks meet insurance requirements
  • Keying your locks alike ( one key to work all locks )


I’ve lost my keys to a UPVC Door

Similar to losing your front or back door keys, your local MLA Locksmith will be able to:

  • Gain entry to your property
  • Change the lock cylinder


If you’re changing your lock cylinder then you may want to consider:

  • Upgrading the cylinder to a SS312 Diamond approved cylinder to protect from lock snapping
  • Making sure the new cylinders meet insurance requirements
  • Keying your cylinders alike ( one key to work all locks )
  • Consider upgrading the multipoint locking system on the door to help improve security


Lost my keys to a UPVC Window

A locksmith will be able to provide a new key.   If doing this why not check all your vulnerable have locks such as those on the ground floor and those on upper floors next to flat roofs.


Lost the keys to a Garage Doors

Garage doors keys are usual slightly different in appearance to front and back door keys, but a MLA approved locksmith will have no problem in cutting a new key for you.

Your local MLA approved locksmith may also be able to increase security of your garage doors by fitting additional security products such as those that are Sold Secure approved.


How Much Does it Cost to replace lost keys?

A locksmiths prices will vary from locksmith to locksmith due to there being no governing body for locksmiths, so there is no price structure that locksmiths have to follow.  Cost will also depend on your location, time of day and branding of lock/cylinder.

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