Considerations to Make When Choosing a Locksmith Sydney
While you may think that finding someone to help change your locks or repair a broken one is a simple task, there are a number of considerations to make. These considerations will help to make sure that there are no risks to your safety at a later date. You can check the risks by looking online and finding out more from reviews people leave.
The Risk of Duplicate Keys
Something that people rarely think about is whether a locksmith will create a duplicate key. This is important, especially when you are looking to change the locks. The locksmith will determine the type of lock you have and the keys you have afterwards. This is also a concern if you visit a locksmith to have a spare key cut for your home – how do you know the professional will not cut one for him and visit your home?
Check to see how often the same fault reappears, especially if you are asking a locksmith to repair the lock in some way. This is something that many people will complain about if it is a reoccurring problem. However, you will also need to find out more about the problem that you are suffering from. There may be a fault within the door so the locksmith Sydney will only be able to do a temporary fix. This is something that he should explain before fixing.
The Risk of the Lock Needing Replaced
What type of work will the locksmith do? Will it cause more damage? This is a risk that you need to look into, especially if you are using a cheaper, newer locksmith. There will be plenty of people online warning of the dangers of locksmiths if one causes more damage than fixes it. Again, this will also depend on the nature of your problem.
Take the time to research the different locksmiths in the area. This will help you find one who is trustworthy, reliable and will fix your issues. You can find the perfect locksmith Sydney but you need to remember the risks involved if you don’t do your research.
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What is St Leonards 24 hour locksmiths address? They are on Herbert St but not sure where.?
Question by Lorne: What is St Leonards 24 hour locksmiths address? They are on Herbert St but not sure where.?
I need to pick up some restricted keys and barrels but lost their business card. Anyone know their address please?
Answer by Hengert
St Leonards 24 hour locksmiths
Unit 12 / 13 Herbert St, St Leonards, NSW 2065
That is if you are talking about St Leonards in Sydney, other states in Australia also have that suburb name, but you said Herbert Street so it must be Sydney you live in. You can just look it up online.
What is Darling Point 24 hour locksmiths address in Sydney?
Question by Lorne: What is Darling Point 24 hour locksmiths address in Sydney?
I have to give them a key to copy tomorrow and I can’t call directory assistance tonight because my phone has no reception.
Answer by James
Darling Point 24 hour locksmiths
Unit 1 / 42a Darling Point Rd, Darling Point NSW 2027
They offer a mobile service but their base is located on Darling point
How much does it cost to get locks ‘re-keyed’?
Question by natty watty: How much does it cost to get locks ‘re-keyed’?
I need to get the 2 locks on my front door re-keyed. How much does this cost (I live in sydney, australia)
Answer by Ernie A
That will probably depend largely upon whether you have the locksmith come to you or take the locks to the shop. Here, in the Northeastern US, it usually costs between $ 12 – $ 18 to have cylinders re-pinned at the shop, while most locksmiths will charge an additional 35 – $ 50 for a service call.
I am looking for the best place in Australia to find work as a locksmith?
Question by Chris: I am looking for the best place in Australia to find work as a locksmith?
I am in the process of obtaining a visa and would like to know where would be the best place to find work and the nicest place to live with my wife and 2 young children any suggestions?
Answer by jack
I would look up the Australian Yellow Pages www.yellowpages.com.au and check the number of locksmiths in different areas. As for the nicest places to live? Well – I am Australian – if it was me I would look for a nice climate so keep in mind that down south in Tasmania/ Victoria it is warm in summer/cool to cold in winter, while when you get up to the North (Queensland) it can be delightfully to very hot (and humid) in the wrong season. Then I would think if I wanted a big city (any state capital especially Melbourne wich offers the best quality city life at the price of congestion and shortage at the moment of rental properties, or Sydney with delightful harbourside living but high house prices) or large regional centres (eg Wangaratta or Traralgon, the Gold Coast, many more, or large country towns, or the country itself. I would check out www.walkabout.com.au as it has an alphabetical listing of all towns and regions with wonderfull descriptions of each.
I’m an Alexandria Locksmith & I can pick 90% of locks, but I cant pick Bi Lock! Are any locksmiths able to?
Question by Lorne: I’m an Alexandria Locksmith & I can pick 90% of locks, but I cant pick Bi Lock! Are any locksmiths able to?
I know that Bi Lock can not be picked (in theory), but as a challenge I would happily pay $ 200 to any locksmith who can pick one. I am an Alexandria Locksmith in Sydney, if you are located in my area and reckon you can do it then post your details and I will get in touch with you to see your skills in action. PS if any locksmith around the world can pick bi lock then post a video on you tube, I would love to see it
Answer by James Ruten
I’m James from DQ’s Alexandria locksmith 0425 666 229, I open all residential locks & commercial locks and have never had trouble getting in and i do it damage free. Bi lock is different story and I have never succeed in picking one but I have a mate who tells me he has. Gimme a shout and I will put you in touch with him. Cheers
How much does a locksmith in Sydney make a year?
Question by Albert F: How much does a locksmith in Sydney make a year?
Answer by ozmaniac
See this website http://www.industrialrelations.nsw.gov.au/awards/controller.jsp?awardCode=039&view=document
for NSW award rates and conditions for locksmiths and associated trades. These are the minimum rates – some employers may pay more.
locked keys in boot of vt commodore?
Question by sydney_mum_of_4: locked keys in boot of vt commodore?
I’m in Sydney. My son locked keys in the boot and the car is also locked. The back passenger window is down a couple of cm. Anyone know how i can break into my own car? Tried the old coat hanger and smashing a window is really only a last resort. Thank you 🙂
Answer by Renda M
if you can put a flat stick in through the window and leverage it against the car’s ceiling, you can carefully force the window down by prying it. This won’t break anything in the window. There’s an electric motor that moves the window up and down, and holds the window in position, it might be stiff to move but it will move.
What is Aaron & Abbott 24 Hour Locksmiths North Sydney address please?
Question by Jermaine: What is Aaron & Abbott 24 Hour Locksmiths North Sydney address please?
I know they are mobile locksmiths but I need to mail them a key tomorrow for duplication.
Answer by Hugo
Aaron & Abbott 24 Hour Locksmiths
54 High St, North Sydney NSW 2060
I would probably call them regarding your key cutting needs, they are mobile locksmiths and would probably come out to you just the same.