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Residential lock replacement

If you live in one of London's many residential areas such as Mayfair, Notting Hill, Crystal Palace and Greenwich, then you might have had concerns about your door locks. Locks can wear out over time, and with a lot of people living nearby, you won't want to put your home at risk. Locks should be British Standard on all of your doors and windows, as well as coming with a few sets of spare keys.

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If you're looking for assistance to change your locks or make sure that your door locks are safe, then Top London Locksmiths will have you covered. They can help you with the following areas:


  • Residential Lock Change
  • Home Lock Replacement
  • Residential Lock Repair
  • Home Lockout Assistance
  • And More…

Residential Lock Repair and Residential Lock Replacement

Depending on the type of lock you have, the age of the door lock, and whether there is any damage, your lock may need to be replaced or repaired. Repairs take less time than replacements, but sometimes the locks will have to be changed. You might have some further questions regarding British Standard locks, and we will explore some questions below.

Is it cheaper to rekey or replace locks?

Rekeying a lock is usually cheaper because it only involves replacing the pins and not the entire mechanism, but the total cost will vary depending on the particular locks that you have. The most common types of lock are the Yale lock, rim lock, mortice lock, and 5 lever deadlock.

What do I do if I lock myself out of my house?

If you find yourself unable to unlock the door of your home, and you suspect your keys may have been lost or stolen, then it's important not to panic. Instead, you can call Top London Locksmith, who will send a locksmith who should be with you in no time at all.

Can I change my front door lock myself?

You can do this, but if you're unsure of how to do it then it's worth consulting professionals instead. Changing locks involves cutting out the old mechanism whilst the door remains closed. If you get it wrong, you could damage your front door.

How much does it cost to change locks UK?

Basic cylinder locks will cost around £85 to replace, but mortice locks will cost around £115 as they are more complex.


24 Hour Emergency Residential Services

If you find yourself in need of an emergency locksmith to help with your mortice lock, cylinder lock, or other lock types, then you might need to call one out in the middle of the night. After all, it's no good not being able to open the doors in your home because the mortice locks are broken or you can't find your keys. Top London Locksmith can send a locksmith to you at any time of the day or night so that you don't have to worry.

Do You Need a Home Lock Replacement or House Lock Change?

If your uPVC door or any other doors in your home have locks that need replacing, then you should fix them as soon as you can. If you get in touch with Top London Locksmith, they should be able to help you deal with the problems you're experiencing.