Frequently Asked Questions
All your locksmithing questions answered
What do Daylesford locksmith do?
Daylesford Locksmiths install, service, repair, replace & gain entry to locks. As well as keys, safes & door hardware. Our Locksmiths are extremely skilled & are highly qualified and are able to gain entry to any domestic or commercial locking device in the quickest time possible.
Can Daylesford Locksmiths break into any lock?
We are able to gain entry into pretty much any domestic, commercial or residential lock. Even though we cannot always pick open your door (which can happen sometimes) there is always another way. Even if that means drilling the cylinder. Either way we can replace what we have damaged so it is as good as new with minimal damage & cost.
How fast can Daylesford Locksmiths get me into my home if I am locked out?
The best way to answer this question; it is a little hard to say because it depends on a number of things, but we can get you in (in most cases) usually in less than 15 minutes. But that can vary, it can take anywhere between 2 minutes and 60 minutes depending on what type of lock you have and if it is on a security or restricted key, if it’s old or new. It really depends, either way Daylesford Locksmiths will get you in one way or another.
Why should I trust Daylesford Locksmiths?
Daylesford Locksmiths are highly qualified locksmiths who are professional & respectful to all customers and all staff have had police checks so you know your home and contents will be safe.
I have lost my keys, do I have to replace all my locks?
In most cases No! We can assist you with lost keys by either rekeying (changing the pins inside the cylinder) or replacing the cylinders, there’s no need to replace the whole lock if you lose your keys.
Can I make all my locks work off the one key?
In most cases YES you can! Depending on the brand & type of lock it is. But usually we can key alike all your locks to the one key so you do not get confused with different keys working in different locks.
Do you sell deadlocks?
Absolutely! We sell all the best, secure and fire rates deadlocks for your home & safety.
I have broken my key in my lock what should I do?
Not to worry? Daylesford Locksmiths can assist you by removing the broken key with their skill, unique tools & key extractors. We can remove the key and the lock will still be working the same as it was before.
My key is hard to turn and the lock is sticking & jamming up can Daylesford Locksmiths fix this?
We certainly can. We can find what the problem is and fix it straight away in most cases.
What are restricted keys?
Restricted keys cannot be duplicated or cut unless authorised by the appropriate person. They can only be cut at the locksmith that created the system. These keys are protected by patent and stamped “do not copy” it is illegal for it to be cut elsewhere. Restricted keys are high security & pick resistant nature.
What is a master key system?
A Master Key System allows different groups or individual key holders to gain access to all or specifically designated areas of a building.