Maidstone Locksmiths   01622 410057
24/7 Emergency Locksmith Maidstone Kent

Kent Trading Standards Approved - Call us for a free estimate on any lock problem

Emergency Lock Outs - Lock Repair Services - Locksmith in Maidstone

Checkatrade information for Maidstone Locksmiths

Trading Standards Approved

Maidstone Locksmiths offer an affordable guaranteed service with top quality workmanship and branded locks.
Any service you book is carried out by a tradesman vetted by the UK Locksmith Association and CRB police checked. We are Trading Standards Approved.

Emergency Lock Outs

We respond most urgently to any lock out calls in our area and we'll keep you informed of our arrival time.
We are specialists in non-destructive entry and more than 90% of our calls are resolved quickly and neatly, drilling out locks is only a last resort, not our first option.
We will re-key locks to secure against lost or stolen keys.
We make no charge for call outs and we offer you free quotations at fixed prices. If it happens that we can't solve your lock problems, you won't owe us a penny.

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Replace lock on bifold doors.
John was great. He arrived on time and fixed our lock extremely quickly. He even adjusted our front door that had been jamming, even though I hadn't mentioned this before the visit.
I'd definitely recommend Maidstone Locksmiths to friends and family.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

Lock repair.
Fast, reliable, friendly and reasonably priced. Couldn't have asked for a better service.
Thanks for a job very well done.
(5 star review from Google My Business)

Fixed lock.
Mr Ayre attended to the broken lock the day after I called (it was not an emergency).
He was punctual, polite, efficient ... super service all round. Thank you.
(Checkatrade review Tonbridge)

Fitting of security locks.
Used this company before, very knowledgeable, professional job done.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

Front/ back door/ new locks. New lock for up and over garage door. Improve door fit.
Courteous, punctual, competitive.
Worked outdoors in atrocious conditions, went the extra mile, very very impressive.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

Remove broken key from lock, replace barrel if unsuccessful.
Attendance was prompt and timely, operative was friendly, polite and efficient, explaining why and what he was doing as he completed the task in hand.
(Checkatrade review Tonbridge)

Door locks adjusted to allow door to lock.
Professional and polite, would highly recommend to others.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

Replacement gearbox for patio door.
Work was carried out to a very high standard by a well trained professional.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

Regarding refitting back door locks to engage.
Quick phone response and same day service.
Prompt and efficient, friendly service.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

New locks fitted.
Excellent job.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

Only person in the area who actually is available and turns up.
Turned up fast. Very polite and got me back in my house within seconds. Don’t waste your time on these 24 hour call out companies as none come out. This guy does exactly what he states. Fantastic service.
(Checkatrade review Tonbridge)

Locks replaced on 3 external doors.
John was on time, extremely knowledgeable and explained exactly what he was doing. I had forgotten to ask him to replace the lock on the 3rd door in advance and he came back later in the day to finish it for us as we'd just moved house. He even replaced the broken handle for us. Very friendly, polite and easy to talk to. Thanks again.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

Repair to lock mechanism of front door.
Prompt response to my call (the same day). First class job done.
I would have no hesitation in recommending this company to anyone else.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

Opened a locked door and adjusted keeps.
Back door wouldn't unlock or open. Maidstone Lcksmiths dealt with it promptly and efficiently. Great Service.
(Checkatrade review Aylesford)

Gave access to house when locked out and changed 3 locks.
Arrived within 30 minutes to give access to house. Very polite and professional workmanship. Very reasonable price. Strongly recommend to others.
(Checkatrade review Carlisle)

Gained entry and changed lock.
John arrived within 15 mins from my call, gained access within minutes and changed the lock. Very friendly and the cost was very good.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

Lock repair.
Extremely helpful from the moment I called. We couldn't get our door open. He was able to fit us in quickly and gave us a fair quote. I wouldn't hesitate to contact again for any further jobs. A very helpful chap. Thanks.
(5 star review from Google My Business)

Lock repair.
Found the problem and fixed it promptly. Tested locks before he left. Lovely guy as well.
Professional. Very reliable. Would recommend to others.
(5 star review from Google My Business)

Two replacement locks.
He provided exemplary service, timekeeping was marvelous and a professional job undertaken within a short period of time, respectful and courteous.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

Main front door.
I called at 15.30 he arrived at 16.40 and completed the work with efficiency and professionalism. Very tidy, and a true Gentleman.
I would recommend this company to anyone.
(Checkatrade review West Malling)

Change of 3 locks to make our home safe and secure.
Reliable, helpful but most importantly knowledgeable.
(Checkatrade review West Malling)

Fitted new lock to garage door.
Professional, knowledgeable and very helpful. A real treat from a service provider.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

Replaced front door locks and uPVC patio door lock.
Very pleased. Quick response and quote. Efficient, tidy work.
Would highly recommend.
(Checkatrade review West Malling)

New lock fitted on front door.
Efficient work quickly done. Performed alignment on door at no extra cost.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

John changed lock on front door and new handles.
John was very polite, on time and very tidy.
Great service, would recommend to all friends and family.
(Checkatrade review West Malling)

New garage lock fitted.
Arrived timeously and was able to complete job on the day.
Spare parts were available immediately and fitted well.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

Fitting new set of handles.
Service was excellent. Very efficient, carried out in pleasant and helpful manner.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

New lock fitted on garage door.
John responded to my request immediately. He arrived when he said and
carried out the work efficiently. He was both professional and personable.
(Checkatrade review Tonbridge)

Three new locks fitted to my new home, front and back doors and the garage.
John made every effort to provide me with exactly what I wanted and needed.
Internal locking mechanism on internal door, adjusted hinges on uPvc French doors for me
while here and adjusted garage door locks also.
Really impressed with the work carried out.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

Fixed front door catch.
Service 100%. Friendly.
(Checkatrade review Rochester)

Changed a broken front door lock.
Excellent service. Responded very quickly and carried out the work professionally
and with great care. Very highly recommended.
(Checkatrade review Aylesford)

Lock repair.
Excellent! John has been so helpful and solved my problem on the spot.
Really outstanding service and really professional.
(5 star review from Google My Business)

Lock repair.
Just had a visit at 8am. On time as usual.
Very good service. Very happy customer.
(Facebook recommendation)

Replace door lock.
Very friendly and very efficient.
(Checkatrade review Rochester)

Gain entry, replace and upgrade locking mechanism.
Very helpful. Great service. Same day visit.
Able to gain access and replace lock there and then. Had all parts available.
(Checkatrade review Sittingbourne)

3 locks removed and new ones fitted.
Very clean and turned up on time. Finished job looks great.
(Checkatrade review Aylesford)

Replacement uPVC door mechanism.
From initial call to completion of the work was 1hr 30mins. John was extremely helpful and friendly. He also checked the locks which were not part of the problem to ensure the door was secure. I have never left a review before but was so impressed with John it was pleasure to do this. Price was very reasonable also.
(Checkatrade review Sittingbourne)

Fitted a new gearbox and cylinder to rear door.
Prompt response and kept me informed of possible problems during the repair procedure.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

Fitted new roller ball lock as other one broke.
Lovely guy done a great job. Highly recommend.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

Lock cylinder replaced.
Work completed quickly and efficiently at a reasonable cost.
John went out of his way to do the best job.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

Lockout emergency.
Really friendly polite man. Work was completed quickly and helped us regain entry into the house after our failed attempts. Would highly recommend.
(Checkatrade review Aylesford)

Change one lock.
Needed an urgent change of lock - Came within 15 min.
Tidy, fast, polite workman. Would recommend.
(Checkatrade review Whitstable)

Lock fitted to front door. Very old and narrow door.
Fantastic. Work completed to high standard. Very friendly and chatty. Happy customer.
(Checkatrade review Rochester)

Unlocked a permanently locked door and replaced locks.
Very efficient and helpful with achieving the desired outcome. Even did an additional piece of work for no extra cost to ensure the problem doesn’t occur again.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

French doors. New lock for new m/p gearbox.
Arrived on time, worked continuously, very polite and tidied all up at finish.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

Replacing lock in metal patio door.
An excellent man, went out of his way to assess the job and then stayed late to complete it.
I would certainly recommend him.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

Door lock repaired 2 extra keys provided, window locks adjusted.
The work was done extremely efficiently. Extra advice was given. A very pleasant man.
(Checkatrade review Tonbridge)

Lock repair.
Fast, honest, polite and quality job.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

Locked out of house and then letter box repair.
This is the most friendly, professional workman I have dealt with.
Everything is done with a smile, professionally completed to an excellent standard.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

New front door lock fitted. Repaired lock.
Very happy with the work, professional service would certainly recommend.
(Checkatrade review Cranbrook)

Gained entry through damaged door. Repaired lock.
Arrived quickly. Friendly, competent, knowledgeable, confident, reassuring.
Saved me buying a new door. Highly recommend.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

Repair to main door lock.
Top marks.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

Repair patio door lock.
A very good outcome. I had no idea of the materials or cost. But an honest assessment by this trades person meant a simple repair was all that was needed. As an older person I was reassured that I could rely on this and would recommend this company.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

Changed locks on front door and back door. Supplied new sets of keys.
Brilliant, quick, reliable service. Had to change out locks quickly. John was professional, helpful and gave sound advice on security as we had a security breach.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

Gained re-entry to house.
John responded quickly and was with us within 50 mins of our call.
He was extremely polite and helpful. Honest, Great price.
Would have no hesitation in using his services again and recommending to others.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

Repair faulty Yale lever lock on UPVC back door.
Very helpful, courteous service.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

Change nightlatch.
10/10
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

Replaced door mechanism.
Excellent service was at our property a couple of hours after making the phone call to them.
(Checkatrade review Platt)

Gear replacement.
Polite, tidy, helpful and carried out the work with no fuss.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

Lock repair.
John was incredibly polite, efficient and professional. I wish all tradesman were like him.
He also suggested someone to fix my double glazing windows that was very professional.
5 stars all the way.
(Facebook recommendation)

Gained entry to property, and fitted a new lock mechanism to another door.
Very pleasant and friendly, explained the issues with the broken lock and fitted a new mechanism. Would thoroughly recommend.
(Checkatrade review Aylesford)

Gain entry.
Quick friendly locksmith. Helped us get back into flat after accidentally locking keys inside.
Highly recommend. Reasonable prices.
(Facebook recommendation)

Renewed faulty locks.
Excellent service throughout.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

Lock repair.
Outstanding service. Responded straight away. Can't recommend enough.
(5 star review from Google My Business)

Changed front door locks.
John was very polite and helpful. Work carried out to high standard.
(Checkatrade review Aylesford)

Replacement of front door, porch door and back door locks.
Service was efficient and priced fairly, but friendly and fast too.
(Checkatrade review Tonbridge)

Gain entry because of malfunction of lock.
This was an emergency situation on a bank holiday.
Response and workmanship was truly excellent.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

Drilled out lock and replaced.
Very efficient and good value. Very confident in his knowledge.
(Checkatrade review Oxted)

Lock repair.
1st class, reliable, efficient.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

Gain entry.
Responded quickly. Work carried out quickly and efficiently. Professional, polite and respectful.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

Kitchen window lock.
John promptly arrived at our house this morning. This was the first time my husband and I have met him. We gathered that he is a traditional locksmith with many years of experience.
He was very professional and courteous. He really tried and fixed my problem.
He did not charge a penny for the part of the work that he could not resolve, instead, he contacted his friend to give me a quote. I would definitely recommend John and his company.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

John mended a residential back door that would not lock.
Such a professional, honest and fast job, there should be more people like John in the world. My experience with John has renewed my faith in locksmiths. I will definitely use John again.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

Replaced broken door lock.
Very good, came out quickly as our door lock had broken, he fitted new lock, very polite and friendly and charged a fair price.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

Lock replacement.
Excellent efficient locksmith very punctual did a great job and cleared up the wood shavings after fitting the lock. Very reasonable price and was able to cut spare keys on the premises.
(5 star review from Google My Business)

Changed locks, lost keys.
Fantastic service, prompt, efficient, helpful and friendly.
Would highly recommend them.
(Checkatrade review Snodland)

Fitted new lock.
I have had the lock changed at my new property, very happy with the service provided.
(5 star review from Google My Business)

New gear box on upvc door.
Fast and quality, would highly recommend.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

Opened front door.
Great job, fast and reliable. Thank you.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

Fitting chubb lock and cutting 6 extra keys.
10/10
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

Lock mechanism replacement.
Work carried out as agreed at the price agreed.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

Replaced lock on garage door.
Friendly and professional service.
Would definitely use again and wouldn't hesitate to recommend.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

New window handle.
Although the job was small, it was important and carried out in a very professional manner.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

New conservatory door lock fitted.
Great service, arrived early, very skilled and better now than before needing replacement.
Courteous and friendly.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

Replaced 'up-and-over' garage lock.
Replacement of 'up-and-over' garage door lock. He arrived on time, explained cost and what needed to be done. Was very polite, helpful and the job was done exactly as required.
Would definitely get John back for any other locksmith work and highly recommend him.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

Mended a faulty lock on my kitchen stable door.
Such a nice man. Did an excellent job.
I shall certainly contact him in future should I need work done.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

Repair to post boxes in apartment block.
Prompt and efficient and polite.
(Checkatrade review West Malling)

Replace locks in uPVC door.
Prompt flexible service, great workmanship, very helpful man.
(Checkatrade review Chatham)

Handle repairs.
Excellent service.
(Checkatrade review Tonbridge)

Door lock re-aligned.
John did a great job realigning the lock so our front door now closes and locks smoothly.
He was on time, courteous and friendly.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

New cylinder fitted to front door lock.
10/10
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

Front door lock needed new multi point barrel.
John responded to my call, arrived earlier than expected. Advised on what needed changing, gave a price and carried out the work immediately and proficiently.
Also readjusted another door lock.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

Fitted new lock on the front door as the existing lock was broken and didn't lock.
John was very quick to my house after I called him, knew within seconds of seeing the lock what the problem was and how to fix it. Gave me a quote straight away and had the materials on his van so he could start immediately. He was a very friendly bloke and I would highly recommend his work to others or use him again in the future.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

New locks fitted to front door and bathroom, bathroom window levered back into position.
John is a most honest and reliable man with excellent workmanship and went the extra mile
for us without an exorbitant price, we wouldn't hesitate to employ his services again.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

Replacement of door lock.
Excellent.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

Lock repair.
Efficient, friendly and professional service.
(Checkatrade review Tonbridge)

Lock repair.
Very prompt and efficient, nothing too much trouble.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

Supply and fit new lock to outside door.
Urgent lock replacement required, job done same day with care and efficiently,
reasonable cost, excellent job done.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

Replacing lock on back door.
Job well done.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

Front door lock changed.
I called John this afternoon for an emergency lock change and he arrived within 2 hours, completed the job and was on his way. Would not hesitate to use him again.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

Repairs to two doors with jammed locks.
Very responsive, good communicator and kept us informed, rapidly got us out of trouble
then came back to fit parts that needed ordering. Punctual and a very nice man.
I would definitely recommend him and use him again.
(Checkatrade review Aylesford)

Unlocked a seized door, and replaced a multi point lock.
Highly recommend Maidstone Locksmiths. My door seized shut, so I did a bit of shopping round for prices as I had a rough idea what needed to be done.
They gave me an estimated quote over the phone and booked me in immediately at my convenience. On the day, he was bang on time, extremely friendly, and most importantly, very efficient. He had the door open and repaired within the hour. Literally.
Very nice man, extremely professional, and extremely well priced compared to other locksmiths out there. Very reasonable price indeed. Will use again if I ever have to.
(Checkatrade review Sittingbourne)

Fixing locks on uPVC windows.
Great communication, managed to fit us in a day earlier than expected. A very genuine and honest tradesman, very professional with a wealth of knowledge.
I will be highly recommending John.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

New locks and handles.
John answered my email questions really quickly. I then phoned him the following morning to arrange a time. He arrived promptly within the hour. John was polite and chatty. Also very informative. When he left the property he had cleared up and you wouldn't have known he'd been here. If I ever need a locksmith again for any reason, I would definitely use John. Absolutely recommended.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

Replacement lock, repair to door frame.
Excellent service, arrived before ETA and very fair price for completed work,
would definitely use again and recommend.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

New multipoint gearbox.
Fast, honest, reliable and friendly.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

Fitted new gear box to lock on garage door.
Very impressed. Gentleman tried to see if it could be repaired but it was impossible.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

Replacement of door lock.
Friendly, prompt, well equipped, good attention to detail.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

Lock on porch door changed - screws and hinges checked.
Friendly - fast and explained what was happening at every move -
and how much completing it would cost.
(Checkatrade review Rochester)

Changed lock on door.
Expertly fitted lock with minimum fuss. Very good service. Friendly and helpful.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

Gain entry - locked myself out.
Arrived within 10 minutes of call. Tried multiple methods to gain entry, in interest of preserving lock. Very kind and polite. Put me at ease. Really lovely gentleman.
Will call again if ever needed.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

Open a locked safe.
Excellent, took approx 20 minutes.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

Removal of a damaged door lock and fitment of new lock.
Courteous and attentive, good standard of work.
(Checkatrade review Tonbridge)

Key jammed in closed door lock.
Lock forced open without damage, lock adjusted and working well.
(Checkatrade review Cranbrook)

Lock changed, side door locks changed.
Polite, prompt.
(Checkatrade review Tonbridge)

Accessed front door after being locked out.
Used before when I locked myself out and knew straight away to use again.
Prompt, polite and friendly and accessed front door quickly. Happy customer once again!
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

Unlocked front door.
Prompt polite service. Very helpful and sorted problem straight away. Friendly and good price.
Would recommend. Thank you.
(Checkatrade review Maidstone)

Gain entry and fit new lock and gearbox to French doors.
The rear door now works better than it did when new with no sticking.
(Checkatrade review Aylesford)

Replace front door lock.
First class - brilliant, old school trustworthy service from local professional - no rip off prices.
(Checkatrade review Tonbridge)