Locksmith prices will always vary usually depending on experience, location, work required, time taken, parts used, time and day etc . . .
Locksmiths will always be more expensive in London, out of hours, weekends and bank holidays.
LockSub Approved Locksmiths should always provide a 10% discount to students and OAP’s.
For locksmiths new to the trade we can provide a suggested rate card to assist local locksmiths with pricing and charges we believe to be fair and adequate;
Each locksmith will set their own pricing and labour fees and some add call out fees to cover their time, vehicle costs and overheads. LockSub despatch will always provide rough estimates with labour fees ranging from £59+vat to £99+vat depending on the work required, each locksmith will always provide an accurate quote once they assess the work in hand, all prices should be agreed with customers before work commences.
Locksmith prices should be based on the following factors;
Day of the week
Emergency / Pre booked
Time of day
Time taken to complete works
LockSub also outlines maximum charges which can be found in our terms and conditions; https://locksub.com/terms-and-conditions/
In the first instance please email firstname.lastname@example.org who will initially require photo ID and public liability insurance, in the meantime you can download the LockSub operating manual by clicking the link below;
View our Operations Manual
LockSub Approved Locksmiths are allowed to use the LockSub logo on all merchandise, vehicles, stationary, websites and online marketing. LockSub actively encourages the use of our logo as this can provide a level of reassurance for customers when searching for a local approved locksmith.
The report misuse of the LockSub logo please email email@example.com
Yes of course, given the correct tools, the knowledge and enough practice we believe almost anyone is able to become a locksmith.
Salaries can vary depending on your location and whether you are seeking full time employment or setting up on your own.
As an employee you should expect a starting salary of around £28,000. Starting your own business you can double this figure if you decide to add subcontract work to your new business.
Locksmiths have a number of ways of opening a lock, some locksmiths are experts in non destructive entry which we would highly recommend in most circumstances, a locksmith should always have a couple of options available and look to bypass the lock in the first instance, locksmiths carry a range of tools to assist with the manipulation of most locks.