Choosing a locksmith you can trust

choosing a locksmith

Locksmiths have access to your family and treasured belongings, so you should have look for a few important elements and make an informed decision, when choosing a locksmith.

For most people, the need for a locksmith is a spur of the moment necessity because they’ve been locked out or been burgled.

Finding a trustworthy locksmith

Referral by word of mouth

Recommendations from friends, family and extended network are a great way of finding a trustworthy Locksmith. Once you have the names of some recommended locksmiths you can go one step further and research them online. Use the Locksmiths Guild of Australia, the Master Locksmith Association of Australasia, forums, social media and other sites to find out whether the locksmith is qualified and if the locksmith has any documented complaints or service issues made about them.

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Our dedicated and highly trained emergency locksmiths appreciate every job we receive and respond to every one with one thing in mind – you, our customer. It goes without saying that we think we’re the best locksmiths in Sydney but, don’t just take our word for it, read the 200+ 5 star Google reviews we’ve received from happy customers.

A local locksmith is best

Find a reliable locksmith that is based near your home or business. This way they are close by when you need their services and it may even reduce the cost. Having the number of a service that can help you if you become locked out of your car, office or home can also be a plus by reducing their response times.

Britlock Locksmiths service all Sydney suburbs and our mobile locksmiths are based in Ryde, the Inner West, Drummoyne, North Shore, Chatswood, Gladesville, Lane Cove, North Sydney and Castle Hill.

Master Locksmith and other guarantees

It is always wise to use a Locksmith that is a member of the MLAA (Master Locksmiths Association of Australasia) or Locksmith Guild of Australia. These memberships indicate that the locksmith is qualified and experienced, is licensed to operate as a locksmith and has agreed to follow a code of ethics and conduct.

This gives you peace of mind knowing that you are dealing with a qualified professional. If a locksmith also personally guarantees their work you know that you are dealing with someone who has confidence in their own ability to do a great job.

Value for money

Get a quote before any work is started. Prices can vary for different locksmith services, so it is worth spending some time getting quotes to ensure that you get the best price for work that needs to be done.


Your Sydney locksmith must have insurance. In the case of damage to your property during and installation or repair the locksmith’s insurance will cover the cost of any losses.

You can trust Britlock Locksmiths

Don’t wait until you have an emergency to research locksmiths as it will end up costing you more and you may not end up with a locksmith who is properly qualified for the job. At Britlock Locksmiths we have the experience and expertise to help you with all of your security needs. Contact us for all your locksmith and security requirements.

All our locksmiths hold Master Security licences and are fully insured. Britlock Locksmiths undertake regular training to ensure they are up to date with the latest security technologies. This means we provide our customers with the best security advice in the marketplace. Our expertise is your assurance that your home and business are safe and secure.

We service all Sydney suburbs. Our mobile locksmiths are based in Ryde, the Inner West, Drummoyne, North Shore, Chatswood, Gladesville, Lane Cove, North Sydney and Castle Hill.


Complete locksmith and security services

24 Hour Lock-out Service: Lost keys or damaged locks? From deadlocks to bike locks and everything in between, we can open them all in no time.

Alarm Systems: Wired or wireless, motion detectors or cameras. We can come and inspect your property to help you decide what’s right for your needs and budget.

CCTV Systems: The right camera in the right location. Our technicians can come and help you design a CCTV system that’s perfect for your building or property.

Garage Locks and Accessories: We supply and install a range locks and accessories for garage and roller doors. Repairs, installations or turning your old manual garage door into a fully automatic one.

Key Cutting & Restricted Keys: Our mobile workshops are stocked with the widest range of keys and accessories. Doors, garages, letterboxes, padlocks and windows and our secure Restricted Key System.

Keyless Entry: From pin-code access, fob, key card or even your fingerprint, digital access solutions will make your security more convenient and put a stop to lost keys and lock outs.

Padlocks and Accessories: We supply and install a range padlocks and accessories such as bolts and hydraulic door closers. We can also open and rekey padlocks.

Safes: From floor and wall safes to filing cabinet or jewellers’ safes. We stock, install or even crack a wide variety of safes.

Security Doors & Entrances: We can supply and install a range of security doors, front doors and internal doors, 24/7. We also repair all kinds of doors and entrances.

Window Locks and Screens: A range of window hardware including handles, security locks, latches. Plus Amplimesh security window screens and accessories.