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A MLA Locksmith will be able to help if you have lost your keys and are locked out of the house, if your keys are lost, a locksmith who does key cutting can cut a new key immediately for any type of door or window lock.
You could be locked out of your house/flat and lost your front door or back door keys, or even just need a replacement door or window key, had your keys stolen or been a victim of a burglary.
Please read on for information about losing your keys and what types of lost keys a locksmith can replace.
If you lose your only set of house keys that may contain either your front or back door key the following advice will help:
Note: For lost car keys you will need to a contact a auto locksmith
If you have lost your front door key or back door key for your house, the solution is very simple. An MLA Locksmith will be able to:
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If it’s a lost key a locksmith can make you a key without the original, as locksmiths can make keys to lock by hand. By using a blank and a file and the skills, they’ve developed over the years a locksmith can create a key from scratch without the need for an original key.
Many locksmiths can cut keys to number for locks on office furniture and cabinets
A locksmith will recommend you change your door locks if you lose your keys as a security prevention. Changing your locks after losing your keys will stop anyone from accessing your home who does not have permission to.
If you are having your locks changed then you may want to consider:
If you have lost the key to a uPVC door or composite door then your local MLA Approved locksmith will be able to:
If you’re changing your lock cylinder then you may want to consider:
If you lost your window key, a locksmith will be able to provide a new key all types of window locks such as
Window keys are one of the cheapest & easiest keys to cut,
Read our guide to key cutting prices
If you have lost the key to your garage door lock and need a replacement garage door key cutting this is a very simple job.
Garage door keys are cheap and fast keys to replace due to them being easy to cut.
Garage doors keys are usually slightly different in appearance to normal house keys, but an MLA approved locksmith will have no problem in cutting a new key for you.
Read our guide to garage door key cutting prices
As there is no governing body for locksmiths in the UK, this means locksmiths do not have a price structure they are required to follow….so the cost of a locksmith to replace lost house keys will vary.
Read our guide to locksmith prices there’s even a price checklist.
For security reasons the locksmith will usually change the locks if you lost your keys.
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