Should your Locksmith business offer discounts?

As a locksmith, you deserve the prices you quote. You’ve spent time training, you’ve gained experience and you’ve forked out for advertising, websites, tools and transport. However, although it can be annoying when people question your prices, there are some groups of customers that you may want to offer a discount to. If you operate…

Key Safe

Why should you choose a key safe?

Using a key safe is a good idea when you have a building with more than one key holder. They are a convenient way to allow the owner of the property to decide who should be able to access the property. They are perfect for Dog walkers Carers Holiday lets Student lets Relatives Trusted friends…

Do you need a key cutting machine?

As a start-up locksmith, you’ll be surprised at how the costs of setting up a business mount up. Tools, van, uniform, training … the list goes on and on, and in order to offer a reliable, professional service and build up a great reputation, you’ll be needing them all. However, one item of equipment that…

Mortice Lock

How to Recognise a Mortice Lock

A common question that locksmiths are likely to hear is ‘what type of lock is a mortice lock?’ A colleague of mine who runs a Coventry locksmith business once told me that while everyone can identify a Yale lock, many people do not know what a mortice lock looks like. Mortice locks (or mortise locks…