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South City Locksmiths

Observatory, Cape Town, WC (12.8km from Welgelegen 1)
I do lockouts Lock replacements and repairs Opening of safes and lock replacements Servicing of electric gate locks and repairs where possible. Fitment of new electric rim locks on gate. Where possible I do wooden frame repairs from crowbar break ins
Pete was very helpful at fixing the lock to my outside door. He's the go-to locksmith in our neighbourhood because of his speedy response and getting the job done. Thanks, Pete!
 |  Posted 1 year ago

Qsa Locksmiths

Cape Town, WC (17km from Welgelegen 1)
Qsa Locksmiths provides locksmith services in Cape Town, Western Cape and surrounding suburbs.
Excellent Service Highly recommended Will always make use of your service
 |  Posted 4 months ago

Justine Mobile Locksmiths

Milnerton, Cape Town, WC (3.9km from Welgelegen 1)
Residential Commercial Automotive We Specialise In The Following: Replacement Of Home Or Office Locks Opening Of Vehicles Opening Of Certain Makes Of Safes Repairs To Ignitions Such As Honda, Nissan, Hyundai, Toyota

Ac Handman Pro

Milnerton, Cape Town, WC (3.9km from Welgelegen 1)
Ac Handman Pro provides locksmith services in Milnerton, Western Cape and surrounding suburbs.

AAA LOCKSMITHS

Burgundy Estate, Cape Town, WC (4km from Welgelegen 1)
AAA LOCKSMITHS provides locksmith services in Burgundy Estate, Western Cape and surrounding suburbs.

All Day Locksmiths

Ruyterwacht, Goodwood, WC (4.1km from Welgelegen 1)
Opening of Houses, Apartments & Cars. Fitting of New Locks. Replacements of Old Locks. Supplying of keys(Duplicate Keys) On Call 24/7

Precision Locksmiths

Bellville West A, Cape Town, WC (5.6km from Welgelegen 1)
24Hr on site mobile Unit Genral Locksmithing At Your Home! At The Office! or come to Our Office Household, Industrial and Commertial locks removed, repaired, supplied and fitted keys cut while you wait Padlocks master keyed, keyed alike and key different Safes (Digital and Keyway) supplied opened repaired and refurbished Key Cabnets, Cash Boxes, Fire Boxes supplied and fitted Access Control Electric Locks, Magnetic Locks, Electric Strkes and Latches supplied and fitted Kepad and remote controll access Remotes and Recievers Supplied and Installed Motor Industry Car locks Removed, Repaired, supplied and fitted Transponder Keys Duplicated and Programmed Broken and Worn...

Expert Keys & Locks

Eikenbosch, Cape Town, WC (6.2km from Welgelegen 1)
We do keys for cars,safes and houses. We also open all types of locks. We also do lock installations. We offer key coding and diagnostics. Number plates and stamps are made at office.




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Why would I need a locksmith?

If you have lost your keys and locked yourself out of your house or car, have a lock which has seized, or the backup battery on your digital keypad-access safe has died, you need a locksmith to help you get back on track. They can also help with less time-sensitive issues like changing locks, help install security alarm systems, etc.

What can a locksmith help with?

Locksmiths get you out of a tight spot

A locksmith is a professional who specialises in locks and keys. He is the person who can open locked doors, cut new keys as duplicates, remove and install locks and the opening/closing mechanisms on doors, and disassemble electrical and mechanical locks. His skills extend to the ongoing maintenance of existing locking mechanisms by repairing or replacing components such as springs, tumblers, etc. Locksmiths sometimes extend their range of services to include security features such as fitting motion sensors on windows and doors or fitting special locks on sliding doors which allow them to remain partially open but locked in position so they cannot be opened further from outside.

A regulated industry

Reputable locksmiths are represented by LASA, the Locksmith’s Association of South Africa. The locksmithing industry is regulated by an Act of Parliament and falls under the auspices of the Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority (PSIRA). All locksmiths are required to register with this Authority. The work of locksmiths is therefore open to scrutiny and their actions must be above board and within legal boundaries. Certain specialised locksmith tools such as key cutting equipment and other unique tools of their trade are, for security purposes, subject to restricted availability as these tools may be used for criminal purposes if they land in the wrong hands. Since locksmiths are experts at picking and opening locks using specialised equipment, it is clear that such equipment must be carefully monitored and its use restricted to authorised persons only.

Let a locksmith help with your safe installation

Safes are not beyond the scope of locksmiths, as they are able to open safes which use either keys or digital keypads with battery power sources. Sometimes the low battery warning is heeded too late, and the keypad becomes ineffective when trying to open to safe. Here is where the locksmith will step in to expertly access the battery and replace it without damaging the safe itself. 

How to choose the right locksmith

Check their customer ratings and feedback

Always choose a locksmith with a good reputation. Almost everyone has had to make use of a locksmith’s services at some time, so it might be very easy to find one through word of mouth from friends and colleagues. Reputable locksmiths advertise widely, and their service specialisations will be listed, so it should not be difficult to find one for your particular needs. If you are unsure, check the internet for locksmiths in your area, and read their online reviews before going ahead. Uptasker is a valuable resource in this respect, especially with regard to online reviews from previous clients. 

Find reputable locksmiths that are speedy to arrive

Sometimes speed is vital when a locksmith is needed, and reviews will give you an idea of how fast the locksmith responded to a call and how fast and efficiently they resolved the problem. Did they bring the right tools for the job based on the information given? Did they need to return to finish the job, and was there a good reason for this? When you come home late and find that you have mislaid your keys, or a lock breaks on an outer door just when you need to leave home on important business, your local locksmith will come to your aid. Many locksmiths have emergency 24-hour helplines, so there is no need to panic, whatever the time may be.




Top locksmith tips

Top locksmith tips

Accidents and unexpected problems can happen at any time of day or night, but where locks are concerned, there is always a solution at the other end of a phone. Add the name and telephone number of your preferred locksmith to your phone’s contact list, and you need never worry about being locked out of your home or car indefinitely. Their specialised skills will get you back where you belong very quickly and efficiently, with the added assurance that your security and safety have not been compromised in any way. For more tips, see our locksmith articles.


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