For Lock Repair and Emergency Locksmith

We are honest and fair with our pricing, never leaving any of our customers unhappy or dissatisfied. Our locksmiths are all smartly presented and very clean and tidy. All our vehicles are also new vans and immaculately presented.

We have Locksmiths based throughout the UK and each of them are trained and qualified to UK Locksmith Association standards (UKLA).

When you choose your locksmith, you need to be certain that the person that turns up is professional, friendly and most of all fully qualified. All our Locksmiths have been trained at the same location, ensuring continuity in the very high standards of workmanship. You can always be assured that a clean and tidy job is carried out, and in the quickest time possible with every SDS representative you choose.

Our comprehensive training program ensures our locksmiths have the skills needed to repair and replace, open, pick, or drill a variety of locks. They are all provided with the specialist tools required to effectively complete all jobs make a professional impression.

SDS locksmiths have a well-stocked vehicle too to ensure all jobs can be completed on site. As part of our standard entry gaining services, we also offer a Lock change services to Landlords and homeowners/occupiers who wish to either increase their security on their property. All the locks we provide are very high quality and made to last.

Did you know?

In the UK, there are:

  • 25 million homes
  • 4 million small and medium sized enterprises

In 2015, there were:

  • 785,000 incidents of domestic burglary
  • 214,433 incidents of non-domestic burglary

Don't be caught out by the next criminal in your area and make sure you have good security on your property to both deter and hinder any potential criminal looking to gain entry. Call or email us if you would like some free advice on your current locks and security on your property.

Damage repair - Boarding up services

Whether you've been a victim of a burglary, or experienced damage to your property due to bad weather, SDS are available 24/7 to help when you need.

We understand how stressful it can be to discover any damage made to your home or business and the first thing in your mind will be to make it safe once more. We are able to ensure any broken windows on your property are boarded and secured within an hour of receiving your call.

You never know when you might have to face up to the prospect of repairing your property and because our service is available at any time of day or night, every day of the week, you can always rely on us.

Due to our experience in this field, we always have access to the right boards and equipment and can guarantee to board up any broken window on your property. It's why we have been trusted to work with estate agents and property management companies on their portfolios in an emergency.

Using high-quality plywood for our boarding service will help to prevent any trespassers attempting to break into your premises. As a fully insured company, SDS offer true piece of mind for anyone concerned about their property being left vulnerable to thieves or potential burglars.

Most impressively of all, we do all of this at a fair price. There are no call out fees or hidden costs associated with our boarding service. We believe in being upfront, so you understand the price from the very beginning. Our quotations are free and we leave you in control to decide whether to hire us or not.

If you are unfortunate enough to require an emergency boarding service like SDS we promise to never let you down and provide a quick solution right when you need it.

Meet Same Day Security Support Manager - Patrick

Patrick is head of sales and support at Same Day Security working tirelessly to ensure the business is run like clockwork

Working direct from our head office in Colchester, Patrick is responsible for all new franchisees support along with sales.

Patrick is an extremely talented individual with a can-do attitude. Originally from a background of graphic design, Patrick has produced many award-winning sculptures and designs during his spare time.

We would welcome a visit to our offices for a chat about joining our network of franchisees.

Lock replacement / Gaining entry and Key cutting services

Your home should be the one place you can feel safe and secure. To ensure that your home is fully protected, one of the best things you can do is to make sure your locks are up-to-date. Lock replacement and key cutting services can be the perfect way to make sure your home is as safe as possible. In this blog post, we'll discuss why these services are important, how they can benefit your home security, and the different types of services available.

The Importance of Home Security

Your home is your safe haven and it's important to ensure that it remains secure at all times. With burglary and break-ins on the rise, it's crucial to take steps to safeguard your property and protect your loved ones. By investing in reliable lock replacement and key cutting services, you can enjoy peace of mind knowing that your home is secure.

Home security goes beyond simply locking your doors and windows. You need to be aware of potential vulnerabilities and take steps to address them. Whether you live in a high-crime area or not, your home can still be a target. Taking proactive measures to improve your security can prevent costly damages and keep you and your family safe.

Fortunately, there are many ways to enhance your home security. One of the simplest yet most effective steps is to invest in lock replacement and key cutting services. With high-quality locks installed by professionals, you can effectively deter potential burglars from targeting your home.

So, if you want to protect your property, it's time to take security seriously. Invest in a reputable locksmith to ensure that your home is properly secured against any unwanted intrusions. From lock replacement to key cutting, the right professionals can provide you with the peace of mind you deserve.

Signs That You Need a Lock Replacement

Locks are an essential part of our daily lives, and we depend on them to keep our homes and businesses safe and secure. Over time, locks can wear out or become damaged, making them less effective at protecting our properties. In some cases, a lock replacement is necessary to ensure the safety of your home. Here are some signs that indicate that it's time for a lock replacement:

  1. Your lock is old and worn out: Locks have a limited lifespan, and they eventually wear out due to age and constant use. If your lock is old and worn out, it's time for a replacement.
  2. Your lock is damaged: A damaged lock is a security risk because it's easier for burglars to pick or break. If your lock is damaged, it's best to replace it as soon as possible.
  3. Your key is difficult to turn: If you have to struggle to turn your key or wiggle it around to get it to work, it's a sign that your lock is wearing out and needs to be replaced.
  4. Your lock is outdated: Older locks are easier to pick or bypass, making them less effective at keeping your property safe. If your lock is outdated, it's time to upgrade to a more secure one.
  5. You've recently moved into a new home: If you've just moved into a new home, it's best to replace all the locks. This will ensure that you're the only one with access to your new property.

Types of Locks to Consider for Your Home

When it comes to securing your home, the type of lock you choose can make a big difference. Here are some of the most popular types of locks to consider:

  • Deadbolts - These locks are highly effective at preventing forced entry and come in several varieties, including single-cylinder and double-cylinder options.
  • Smart Locks - These locks allow you to control access to your home from your smartphone, making it easy to grant or revoke access to family members, friends, or service providers.
  • Keypad Locks - A keypad lock allows you to enter a code to unlock your door, eliminating the need for a physical key.
  • Lever Handle Locks - This type of lock is often used on interior doors and is easier to operate for people with mobility issues.
  • Combination Locks - Combination locks are often used on outdoor gates and sheds and can be opened by entering a unique combination of numbers.
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When choosing a lock for your home, it's important to consider your specific security needs, budget, and personal preferences. A professional locksmith can help you determine which type of lock is right for you and provide expert installation services.

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