About Us

Approved, experienced & reliable 24 hour emergency Hartlepool locksmiths

Approved locksmiths providing a safe, secure locksmith service in Hartlepool

Our homes and business premises need to be secure. And there’s nothing like the peace of mind of knowing things are secured when you have to be away.

If things do go wrong, and you find yourself unable to access your home or business, you want to gain access quickly – which is where you may find yourself looking for Locksmiths near Hartlepool. If you need to get in in a hurry you might also be looking for an emergency locksmith in Hartlepool – and whatever your moment of need, PLK Locksmiths and Security can provide fast, reliable locksmith services to get you back behind your door in no time.

Available 24/7

We operate 24/7 for emergencies so whether its 11 o’clock on a Sunday evening and you’re locked out or 3 in the morning we can help.

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Free Quotes

We offer transparent pricing and never charge for callouts or quotes and we can often give a ballpark price over the phone so get in touch today.

How A Locksmith Can Help

It’s a very easy mistake to make – misplacing your keys, locking your keys inside a property, or even having them stolen. There’s that terrible sinking feeling as you realise that you have no way of getting in – or that someone else out there might be able to. It’s a scenario that is fairly common and has happened to all of us at some point in our lives. Whether you find yourself in this emergency situation needing a locksmith in Hartlepool quickly, or you need the door locks replaced on a property for another reason, it’s always best to be prepared, do your research, and find a locksmith you can trust before an emergency happens. A good idea is to look for online reviews of a certain locksmith (some of ours are listed below), that way it isn’t just the locksmith telling you how good they are.

There are lots of reasons why people in Hartlepool and the surrounding areas look for a locksmith:

Getting Locked Out – It’s a nightmare scenario – you come home or go to your business, only to find you have no way to gain access. Not only can it put you in a panic, but it’s also a headache, especially as it generally occurs at the least convenient time! You may have picked up the wrong set of door keys, lost your keys, or had them stolen. Either way, it’s worrying. You need the locks changed as soon as possible – both to give you back access and to ensure the security of your home or business premises. If this situation happens to you, don’t try to take matters into your own hands. Not only could you end up getting injured if you try to force entry, but you could cause damage to the building and invalidate your insurance. Breaking locks or smashing windows is not that easy and can go very wrong. Instead, make sure you have the contact details for an emergency locksmith in Hartlepool saved to your phone. A quick response will have you back inside in no time, with no damage.

Lost or Stolen Keys – It’s incredibly easy to lose your door keys. How often do they fly out of a pocket or a bag while you’re rummaging around for something else? Most people have lost a set of keys a few times in their life – it’s just one of those annoying things that happen. The real worry is that your keys may have been taken by someone – this is especially the case if they have gone missing along with other forms of identification that may show your home address, such as a driver’s licence. Or perhaps an opportunist has found them. You may never know, which is why it’s essential to get the locks changed quickly. That way, no one can gain unauthorised access to your home and your home security is updated.

Broken Keys – It sounds funny, but occasionally, keys can break off as the metal weakens over time. You may experience your key breaking off or snapping inside the lock, which leaves you unable to get in your car or house. Finding a locksmith in Hartlepool means they can get to you quickly to extract the part of the key left inside the lock. Your keys can then be replaced with new ones that fits your existing door lock, through our mobile cutting service. Trying to retrieve the broken piece yourself usually doesn’t work as it’s quite a delicate job that requires particular tools – and if you aren’t careful, you could also cause damage to the lock that means the whole mechanism needs to be replaced. Call our locksmiths to have your lock fixed and new keys through our approved, cutting service.

Moving House – Another common scenario is when you move into a new property or occupy a new business premises. It’s another occasion where knowing a local locksmith in Hartlepool could really help. When you move into a new place, it’s important that you get the locks changed. You can never really know who has a set of keys from the previous owner, or if they may have had a set lost or stolen at some point. The thought that your home could be accessed by strangers is quite unsettling. To take this possibility away, get in contact with a locksmith and arrange new keys. Our locksmith will give you peace of mind that only you can get inside your home or business.

Save PLK Locksmiths and Security’s number in your phone and you won’t have to search for a locksmith near you, because the search will end with your contact list, meaning that don’t have to be locked out for long. Our friendly, reliable locksmith service will help you to secure your property in no time.