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Locksmith FAQs - Advice and Tips

Advice & Tips from the UK's largest locksmith association covering topics such as door lock types & keys, advice on becoming a locksmith, tips on hiring a locksmith to locksmith price guides.

Do you have a rim cylinder lock fitted to your door and want to know what is the best & most secure rim cylinder? We will tell you what rim cylinders are, the pros and cons of having a rim cylinder lock as your door lock and also the price of a replacement.
 
Are you looking for advice on the best type of door chain to secure your door (uPVC or wooden) and improve your front door security? Using a door chain you are able to stop anyone from entering your home when you open the door.
 
Read our guide on how to find a local locksmith close to you that is licensed by the Master Locksmiths Association. Our tips will help you find a vetted and inspected locksmith approved by ourselves.
 
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Why use a MLA Approved Locksmith?

All locksmith companies approved by Master Locksmiths Association are:

Vetted

Our Locksmiths are criminal record checked.

Inspected

Our Locksmiths are Regularly Inspected.

Qualified

Our Locksmiths have passed the MLA exam.

Become MLA Approved

All MLA Approved Companies are Vetted, Inspected & Qualified.

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