April 30, 2020

A locksmith is an expert in locks, keys, and security systems – both for homes and businesses. They will help you repair broken locks, cut keys, and install security systems. Since the Coronavirus lockdown, only essential businesses have been offering their services. You may be wondering whether locksmiths are classed as an essential service?

The answer is yes. Here at Rutherfords Locksmiths, we’re still offering our expertise to help you out if you need us during this tough time. While retail locksmith shops will be closed, Rutherfords are offering emergency locksmith services.

We understand that in times like these, you need people you can rely on. This is why we’re still offering our emergency locksmith expertise while ensuring both you and our team remain safe. 

In this blog, we’re going to discuss how to choose the right locksmith for your situation. As well as how Rutherfords are the most reliable local locksmiths in your area:

What Makes A Good Locksmith 

We’re not going to get into the intricate details of the skills of our locksmiths. We understand that what you’re looking for is someone you can trust, who is affordable, and will fix your lock issue fast. But how can we guarantee our team at Rutherfords are locksmiths you can trust? The most important thing you need to look for is third party approval:

At Rutherfords, we are an MLA Approved Locksmith (Master Locksmiths Association). The MLA is a non-profit organisation which focuses on improving the skill level and ethics within the locksmith industry. As Rutherfords are an approved locksmith with the MLA, we have been vetted and undergo regular reassessments. To ensure we offer quality, trustworthy services. This also means we are fully-qualified and have are reliability guaranteed.

Different Types of Locksmiths

There are three main types of locksmith services. Let’s take a look at what each one is and when you will need them:

  • Residential Locksmith- This is a service for domestic properties. If you need services for your home this is what you need to request.
  • Commercial Locksmith- A commercial locksmith provides services for businesses. Such as industrial units, offices, and retail shops.
  • Car/Automotive Locksmith- If you have a problem with your car’s key or lock, these are the locksmiths you will need to help you.

Thank you for reading this month’s blog. Now you know the types of locksmiths in the industry and which ones you should trust. For more information about how our friendly and expert team at Rutherfords can help you, give us a call today:

Contact Us Today

If you need a locksmith today call us on 01933 279812 or please feel free to fill in an enquiry form on our contact page

Per government guidelines, we are currently only offering an essential, emergency locksmith service. This is to ensure the safety of both you and our staff. If you need an emergency locksmith, get in touch today. For a reliable service, you can trust and will also ensure your safety during this time.