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When To Call Your 24 Hour Emergency Locksmith

We’ve all experienced those moments of panic when we find ourselves locked out of our homes or cars. Whether it’s due to a lost key, a malfunctioning lock, or an unfortunate accident, being locked out day or night can be a stressful and frustrating experience. 

Fortunately, there’s a solution, 24-hour emergency locksmith services. Our skilled professionals at Veteran Locksmiths are available round the clock to help you regain access to your commercial or residential property. In this blog, we’ll discuss some situations in which it’s crucial to contact us as your 24-hour emergency locksmith.

When To Call Your 24 Hour Emergency Locksmith

When Should You Call An Emergency Locksmith?

An emergency locksmith is a highly skilled professional who specialises in providing immediate assistance during lock-related emergencies. They are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and are equipped to handle a wide range of situations, such as lockouts, lost keys, damaged locks, and break-ins. 

These locksmiths, such as our team at Veteran Locksmiths, understand the urgency of the situation and are trained to respond promptly and efficiently. With our expertise and specialised tools, we can help regain access to homes, cars, or businesses, repair or replace locks, and ensure the security of the property. 

Our primary goal is to provide quick and reliable solutions while maintaining the integrity of the locks and minimising any damage. Here’s when you should contact us as your go-to 24-hour emergency locksmith provider: 

Locked Out of Your Home

One of the most common scenarios where you may need to contact a 24/7 emergency locksmith is when you’re locked out of your own home. It can happen to anyone, and it often occurs at the most inconvenient times, like late at night or during inclement weather. 

Instead of attempting to break in or waiting outside for hours, it’s wise to call our reliable emergency locksmiths who can promptly assist you in gaining access to your home without causing any damage to the lock system or door.

Lost, Stolen, or Broken Keys

Misplacing or losing your keys is a frustrating situation that can happen to anyone. Whether you’ve accidentally left them inside your car, lost them while running errands, or had them stolen, it’s essential to act quickly to maintain the security of your property.

Contacting a 24-hour emergency locksmith such as ourselves ensures that you can swiftly have your locks rekeyed or replaced, preventing any unauthorised access.

Damaged Locks

A broken or damaged lock is not only an inconvenience but also compromises the security of your home or business. Attempting to fix a lock yourself can lead to further damage and may not provide the necessary level of security. 

By contacting our 24-hour emergency locksmiths, you can rely on their expertise to assess the problem, repair or replace the damaged lock, and restore your peace of mind.

Locked Out of Your Vehicle 

Being locked out of your car can happen unexpectedly, leaving you stranded and unable to reach your destination. Whether you left your keys inside, broke the key in the ignition, or the lock mechanism is malfunctioning, our 24-hour emergency locksmiths can swiftly come to your location, gain access to your vehicle, and provide you with a solution.

Burglary or Break-in

Experiencing a burglary or break-in is a traumatic event that leaves you feeling vulnerable and unsafe. In 2022, England & Wales witnessed a 7% rise in burglary reports compared to 2021, making it essential to act quickly to restore the security of your property.

Contacting an emergency locksmith can ensure that your locks are promptly changed or rekeyed, helping you regain control and providing peace of mind.

In Summary

Finding yourself locked out of your home, car, or business can be a stressful experience, but knowing when to call a 24-hour emergency locksmith can help you swiftly regain access and restore security. 

Whether you’re dealing with a lockout, lost keys, damaged locks, or the aftermath of a burglary, our professional locksmiths are available around the clock to assist you. Get in touch with our local locksmiths to find out more information regarding the lock services we offer.

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Murray - Veteran Locksmiths


Murray is a seasoned locksmith with a wealth of expertise in the field. As the founder of Veteran Locksmiths, he combines his extensive knowledge of locks and security, with years of experience servicing the South Coast delivering excellent locksmithing solutions. Murray's dedication and commitment to exceptional service has earned him a reputation as a trusted and reliable expert in the industry.

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Veteran Locksmiths

Local mobile locksmith offering emergency, commercial and domestic locksmith services. Covering the whole of Hampshire, West Sussex and Surrey.


01428 748277

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