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How to Choose the Best Door Handle?

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How to choose the best door handle?

Your door handle broke? Need to replace it with a new one but you aren’t sure which one is the best?

Don’t worry! We at Locksmith Melbourne are here to answer all your questions! We are here to help choose the best handle for your house or business. Moreover, our technicians can even fix your handle in case it falls off or if it does not work properly.

Need advice about which handle to choose? Please feel free to call us at all times! We will take your call right away and answer any questions you have. We will send you the nearest technician to your location and will arrive within 20 minutes. In addition, all of our technicians are mobile. Meaning, they carry with them all the necessary tools and many types of handles and locks. That way, they can fix or replace your handle on the spot. Also, if you want to install a specific lock, we can buy it for you and install it.

We are fully aware that choosing a new door handle isn’t an easy task. That is because today there are many options for door handles and doorknobs. There are simple ones and there also high-security handles with fingerprint scanners. Therefore, we at Locksmith Melbourne put together a shortlist of things you should consider before you choose your handle.

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The style of the door handle

Many people think that one of the most important things about a door handle is its appearance. That is because when a person enters a house, the first thing he sees is how the door looks (among the lock and handle).

Although it is important, one more thing you need to check is the security of the handle. For example, you need to check if it’s made from a strong material in order to prevent a break-into your property.

The type of handle

We highly suggest you check all types of door handles and then choose the best one for you. It could be a simple door handle, a doorknob, or a high-security one. We at Locksmith Melbourne can come and install all kinds of door handles on the spot!.

The location - front door or interior door

One more important thing you need to do is to match your handle based on where the door is located in the house. We highly suggest installing a stronger handle or a high-security door handle in the front door of your house. By that, you are lowering the chances of a break-in to your property. Further, it is also very important to install a strong handle on the garage door for the same reason. On the other hand, if it’s an interior door, you can install a simple one.

The finish and ensuring continuity

Another thing you need to check is the durability of the material that the handle is made from. This step is very important because that way you are making sure that the handle will last a long time and will not rust or break. 

The warranty

The last thing you need to check before you choose a specific handle is if the locksmith company you buy it from offers a guarantee on all the parts. That way, you guarantee that someone will come and fix or replace your handle in case it doesn’t work well.

To sum up, 

Please feel free to call us whenever you need a locksmith service.

We provide all of our services 24 hours a day. We can come to fix or replace your lock on the spot!

Just give us a call and we will send you a technician ASAP.

Please remember to read all those tips before rushing to choose a handle.

What is Lock Snapping and How to Prevent it?

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What is Lock Snapping and How to Prevent it?

Today, many people are having to face a break-in to their property. A break-in can happen for many reasons. It can occur when you leave the house for a few hours or if you go on a vacation for sometime. As you know, a broken lock is something that needs to be fixed right away. That is because leaving your lock damaged or broken means your house isn’t safe.

Therefore, we at Locksmith Melbourne are here to help you 24 hours a day! Our technicians have many experiences so they help you fix or replace all types of locks. Moreover, many people don’t know what the meaning of lock snapping is, how to recover from it, and how to prevent it next time. Therefore, we are here to explain what it is and how you can avoid it.

A Short Introduction to a Lock Snapping

First of all, “Cylinder snapping”  is a very common method used by burglars to break into a property that has a euro cylinder lock. Second, it may come as a surprise, but lock snapping doesn’t require a specific skill. Meaning, most thieves that break into a property are simply breaking the lock with no special method.

How does Lock Snapping work?

The method of breaking the lock or snapping it involves breaking the cylinder to then manipulate the lock to open.

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How Long does it take for the burglar to break a lock?

It can take just 5-10 seconds for a thief to snap the lock.

Also, the most important thing you need to remember is that lock snapping requires no specialist tools or knowledge. Therefore, it is very important to secure your house in the best way you can. Meaning, the best way to prevent it is by installing a high-security lock that the burglar can’t break.

How to Prevent it from happaning?

As we mentioned before, the best way to prevent lock snapping is by installing the most secure locks (For example, a smart lock with a pin code or a fingerprint).

Moreover, an anti-snap lock can also prevent burglary. This kind of lock is a euro cylinder lock that is tested and approved to SS312 diamond standard.

How a lock will protect against lock snapping:

  • The lock must be tested against lock snapping
    – SS312 Diamond-approved lock cylinders have been tested to resist this particular type of attack.
    – Changing your euro profile cylinders will protect your door, providing you with an anti-snap lock on your door.
  • Fit the lock correctly – a locksmith will also make sure the lock is fitted correctly, not fitting correctly will lead it prone to snapping.
  • There are different sizes of euro locks – Cylinders are available in various sizes, so fitting the correct size is vital.

How to recover from it?

The first thing you should do after realizing someone broke into your property is to call the police. Once the police work is done, you need to call a professional locksmith service to replace your locks right away. We highly suggest you consider installing a smart lock and even install a security system.

That way you can make sure all your family and belonging are protected.




We at Locksmith Melbourne are available 24 hours a day to come and assist you!

Our technicians are working around so they can come and replace your locks at all times!

Please feel free to call us and we will send you a technician right away !

How to prevent a break-in situation?


How to prevent a break-in situation?

Are you interested in upgrading your security system in your business or your house? Concerned that someone might break-in?  Don’t worry! We at Locksmith Melbourne can install for you all types of high-security systems on the spot!

First, as we all know, house burglary is a very upsetting situation. Therefore, many people choose to upgrade their security and even install a new security system with sensors that identify in case a person tries to break-in.

Besides, thanks to technology Innovation, today there are many types of smart locks and many options of security systems that we can choose. For instance, there are smart locks with a password, fingerprints, and even an eye-scanner. Moreover, if you want to secure your property in the best way, we highly recommend you install a sophisticated security system with an alarm and cameras.

Second, we at Locksmith Melbourne are working 24 hours a day – around the clock. So, in case someone broke into your property, we can come right to replace your locks right away. We will arrive at your location within only 20 minutes or if it’s not urgent, you can book an appointment for another time you’d like the service. In addition, our technicians have many experience in the field so they can install all kinds of security upgrades for you. 

Furthermore, if you need advice from a professional locksmith about which is the best lock or security system for you, you can always call us. We will answer any question you have and advise you what is the better option for you.

In addition, We put together a shortlist of things you can do in order to prevent a break-in to your house or your business. We highly suggest you read it very carefully and consider upgrading your security.


Install a Security System with an Alarm and cameras:

Some people might think that installing a security system in their business is a little too much. It could be because they think it’s not necessary or because it can be quite expensive. However, you should know that simply installing a lock in your business isn’t enough to keep it secured. Trust us, Installing a security system on your property or in business is the best thing you can do in order to keep it safe. A reliable system provided by a major security company can change any insecure feeling you might have regarding your business. We understand that not all business owners can afford such a system, but we promise you will not regret it!. Also, you might feel at the beginning that it wasn’t worth installing it, but trust us it’s worth it.

Moreover, there are many benefits to the use of a security system. For example, as you probably know, it’s a great deterrent for any burglars who’re looking for a place to break into. Also, installing a security system with an alarm is very important because it will alert you and your neighbors in case someone will try to break into your property. In addition, installing cameras is also a must because in case someone will break-in into your property, the cameras will catch him.

Install a Smart lock instead of a Lock with a key

We highly suggest you install a high-security lock or a smart one (with a pin code or fingerprints). That is because in most cases it deters the burglars from breaking into your property. Most burglars will choose not to deal with a smart lock, instead, they will prefer a property with a simple lock that they can break. Besides, if you have any questions about what type of lock is the best for you, please contact us. We can answer all your questions and install the lock for you.

Make sure all your Locks are working properly

One more important thing you need to do every time you leave your property is to make sure that all of the locks are fully operational and have no problem. That way, you can make sure there aren’t any problems that will eventually make it easier for the burglar to break in. 

Further, in case you did find out there is a problem with one of the locks, don’t wait to order a professional locksmith. Leaving the lock broken or damaged will increase the chances of a break-in. We at Locksmith Melbourne can help you fix your lock or change it on the spot! All of our technicians are mobile – meaning they carry with them all the necessary tools and many types of locks you can choose from.

Install a Lock in each exit

The last thing we suggest you do in order to prevent a break-in is to put a lock in each entrance and exit of the house or the business. Meaning, you should install locks on all of the windows and secure your garage door in the best way. Moreover, please make sure you install only the most secure locks.



We at Locksmith Melbourne can come right away and install all types of locks for you. Our technicians have many experiences in the field so they can help you fix all kinds of lock-related issues.

Feel free to call us whenever you need a professional locksmith! In addition, if you have a specific lock u would like to install please let us know.

Tips for Preventing a Car Lockout

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Tips for Preventing Car Lockouts

Got locked outside of your car? Did you put the keys on the seat next to you and closed the door? Or perhaps you forgot them in the ignition? Don’t worry! We at Locksmith Melbourne can come right away to help you unlock your car!

Moreover, we at Locksmith Melbourne hire only the most professional technicians! Our technicians are mobile so they can open your car on the spot without harming the lock. Also, our technicians carry with them all the necessary tools and equipment to get into your car as soon as possible. 

Also, we are fully aware that standing next to your locked car without being able to unlock it can be a very upsetting situation. Therefore, If you need a locksmith urgently you can contact us and we will send you a locksmith right away. Moreover, there are many other reasons for car lockouts besides forgetting the keys inside. For example, if you lost your keys, or if the key broke in the door lock. If there is a malfunction in the vehicle’s central locking system, or even if the remote key doesn’t work properly.

Please remember that once any of these situations occurs, the best thing to do is to call a professional locksmith to help you. We highly suggest not to try unlocking the car by yourself. That is because it can cause serious damage to the lock and the door of the car, and eventually will cost you more money to fix it.

Further, there are many things you can do to prevent car lockouts in the first place. We at Locksmith Melbourne put together a small list of tips on how to prevent a car lockout.

Prevent a Car Lockout by having a Spare Sets of Car Keys

One of the most important things you can do to guarantee you won’t lock yourself outside of your car is to always have a spare key within reach. You can keep a spare set of car keys in your bag, your home, office, or even give one to a close friend or relative.

So, in case you find you’ve somehow locked yourself out of your car or have lost your car keys, you could still open the car. Even if you don’t have the keys on you, and your friend has them, you can ask him to bring them. That way, you won’t need to spend money on the locksmith service.

Keep your car key in somewhere safe and always make sure your car keys are on you

Another reason for car lockouts is because you lost your car key. This situation can happen to anyone, even the most orderly person may be distracted and drop or forget their keys somewhere. There are many ways to minimize the risk of losing your car keys. you should consider taking these actions if you know you tend to lose things.

First, we suggest you have a habit regarding your car keys. Meaning, you can have a special pouch for them or you can attach them to your belt or handbag.

Second, It is also a good idea to have your car keys in a key ring with other objects. That can help lower the chances that your keys will get lost. You should put a big object like a keychain so you can find your keys easily and not to worry you might lose them because it’s a small key. Also, you should put something that isn’t valuable because if you will lose the key, the object will be lost as well.

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Technology at Your Service

There are different gadgets available today designed to help prevent losing things such as keys. Most are some type of beepers you can set off using your phone or some other remote.

Meaning, If your keys are anywhere in the area they will be easy to find. It is also a good idea to attach a plate with your phone number to your keychain. That way, if a good person will find them he could call you and give them back to you.

In conclusion,

We at Locksmith Melbourne are available 24 hours a day in case of a car lockout situation!

We also provide other emergency services such as house lockout, lock change, new keys, and more!

Please feel free to call us at all times! We will send you the nearest tech to your location!

One of our technicians will arrive at your location within ONLY 20 minutes!

Our Locksmith Service keeps you safe during COVID19

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Locksmith Melbourne keep you safe during COVID19

We are very aware that the reality today is very different from what we used to know. That is because COVID19 is still continuing to spread and affecting our lives. As a result, many people prefer not to order a locksmith service to their homes. It is very understandable why people will prefer trying to fix the problem by themselves. Most of them are scared to get infected so they don’t want to take a risk by letting a stranger come inside their house. Although our technicians meet with a few people in a day, we can promise you – they always make sure to stay protected and safe.

Moreover, we highly recommend you to order a professional locksmith to help you, instead of trying to solve the problem by yourself. That is because you can cause serious damage to the lock itself and eventually will cost you more money. Therefore, we suggest you order our locksmith service so we can help you fix the problem. Our technicians are the most professional so they will fix your problem on the spot!

Furthermore, we at Locksmith Melbourne are available 24 hours for any lock-related service. Although there’s an epidemic going on, we will do our best to help you out! We provide our locksmith service around the clock and all over the Melbourne Area. We provide services such as house or a car lockout, a lock change, a new car key, and more!. Moreover, during this time, all of our prices remain the same, ONLY $45  for the service call. 

We know it’s a hard time for all of us, therefore we will do our best to help you as soon as possible and we will make sure to stay affordable and available for everyone. Also, We will do our best to finish the job in the shortest time possible in order to keep you safe.

How does our Locksmith Service keep you safe?

We understand your fear and concern about letting someone into your home or even get close to you. However, we guarantee that our technicians take all the necessary actions and remain protected. They are following all the rules, in order to keep you safe during this time.

Also, we assure you that you have nothing to worry about. All of our technicians put on masks and wear gloves. Also, all of them are being checked all the time in order to make sure they don’t have any symptoms.

Be assured, our technicians put on new masks and wear new gloves throughout the entire time they’re at your house.  Also, they disinfect all of their tools and equipment right after every job. Moreover, they use alcohol and hand sanitizer after visiting every customer. 

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Need a professional locksmith service?

Please feel free to contact us at 03-8376-2399 

We are available 24 Hours a day, all around the Melbourne area.

Why use a Professional Locksmith Service?


Why use a Professional Locksmith Service?

At some point in life, most people will have to face a lock problem situation. It could be because you got locked outside of the house or your car, or because you need a lock change and even if suddenly the handle fell off.

In addition, we know that some people might think ordering a locksmith is expensive and unnecessary. so, they choose to try to fix the problem by themselves. However, trying to fix it alone will eventually cause damage to the lock and will cost more money. Therefore, we highly recommend that you order a professional locksmith service to help you with your lock problem. We at Locksmith Melbourne guarantee you will get the best service with the best results and that there would be no harm to the lock.

Moreover, by ordering a professional and experienced locksmith to your property, you can save money and make sure your family and belongings are fully protected.

Need a Locksmith Service? Please contact us at 03-8376-2399

We are available 24 Hours for all kinds of lock-related emergencies.

 Our technicians will arrive at your location right away and will fix the problem on spot!

The professional services that we provide:

  • Unlock Houses and Cars
  • Lock Change / Installation +FREE spare keys!
  • Re-key to all kinds of locks + spare keys
  • Install a new security system
  • Commercial Services
  • Mailbox and Safes – Unlock or replace a lock
  • New car keys



We at Locksmith Melbourne, provide solutions to all kinds of lock problems! Our technicians have many experience in the field so they can help you with any lock problem.They will always be glad to assist you in times of need!

Further, our Locksmiths are spread all over Melbourne because that way we can send you the nearest one to your location and he can be there within ONLY 20 minutes!

In addition, our company is a mobile locksmith service. Meaning, our technicians carry with them all the necessary tools they need in order to do the job. Also, they carry with them many kinds of locks in case you need a lock change.       

Please feel free to call us at 03-8376-2399 whenever you’re in trouble!

We can arrive at your location right away!

We provide the most professional service with the best prices in the market.

Locksmith Melbourne Booking Process

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Locksmith Melbourne Booking Process

According to latest research, most people will use a locksmith service some time in their lives. Maybe because they locked the keys in the car, or the house lock isn’t working – They’ll be searching for help. Moreover, you’ll be searching for the best and most professional help! Buy, how can you choose the best one? How can you tell which one is best for your problem?

There are some ways to get a locksmith service. The first one is to simply google it. For example, if you’re locked out of the house, try searching house lockout locksmith or residential locksmith. Both option will find you the best companies. Furthermore, another way is to ask a friend or family for a recommendation. Explain the problem to them and ask for help.

Please remember that Locksmith Melbourne is here to help at all times! We offer 24 hour available locksmith service. Also, all of our technicians are spread around Melbourne and ready at all times to come and help. Moreover, they carry all tools and equipment they need to solve the problem on sight. Furthermore, our prices are the lowest ones you can find! ONLY $35 for the service call.

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How to use our booking process

Contact us

The first step is to contact us. You can either call us on the number 03-8376-2399, or email us via As a result to us been available 24/7, there’ll always be someone to answer and help.

Give us your information

After we understood the situation, we’ll ask for your accurate address, including the postcode, and an available phone number. However, what to do if you can’t reach the phone? You can borrow a friends or neighbor phone, ask from a close by shop, or even from a stranger walking by. We understand the inconvenient, but it’s very important that the locksmith could reach you.

Wait for us to arrive

The final step is to wait for the locksmith to arrive. Because all of our technicians are spread around Melbourne, our response time is 20-25 minutes. Moreover, we’ll dispatch the closest one to your location, and will do our best to be there at shortest time possible.

In conclusion, our booking process is simple and user friendly!

We are here to help at all times with any problem you’re facing!  

Contact us if you have any more questions, or if you wish to use our service.


Security Tips when going on vacation


Security Tips when going on vacation

It’s time for your vacation? Your bags are packed and you’re ready to go? Just, before you’ll leave, did you check your property security? Did you do anything to assure it’ll stay safe and secure while you’re gone?

According to latest research, more people suffering from a burglary attack while they’re on vacation. Moreover, summer time has the highest break in rates throughout the whole year.

So, what can you do? There are some small actions you can take to upgrade your security while you’re on vacation and keeping your property safe.


Locksmith Melbourne tips on how to secure your property during vacation

Ask a friend or neighbor for help:

Before you leaves, ask from someone you trust to visit your property couple of time while you’re away. Making it seems like the property is occupied can play a big role in keeping it safe. Moreover, ask them to collect the mail, empty your bins, etc. The more it’ll seem like someone is at the property, the chances of having a break in decrease.

Check your security:

A couple of days before you leave, check that all of the locks are working properly. So, in case one of them isn’t working, you can have it repaired. Furthermore, consider installing a security system before you leave. It’ll keep your property safe more than any other thing you can do.

Clear your yard:

Make sure your yard is clean and tidy. Lock up any objects that are usually laying around (bicycle, toys, working tools, etc.). If you have a gate, check if it can be locked and if it’s working properly.

Leave a light on

Leave a light on that’s visible from the outside to make it look like there’s someone in the house. If the house stays dark through all the time you’ll be gone, it might draw the burglars over.

In conclusion, there are several actions you can take in order to protect your property while you’re away. However, it’s important to notice that following those tips isn’t assuring you won’t have a break in, and are only tips and advices.

Furthermore, if you found out you had a break in and looking for a locksmith service- Contact us!

Locksmith Melbourne is here to help with any problem 24/7. Our technicians are available at all time to come to your property and fix your locksmith problem.

Not sure what you should do? Contact us! We can help!

Lock re-key

Lock Re-Key: Affordable And Reliable Locksmith Service

Almost every person will have to change the lock at sometimes in his life. Whether you lost the keys to your property, moved into a new place, or preventing someone from getting inside – you’ll need a lock change ASAP.

Did you know that there’s another option? Not all cases has to end with a lock change – You should consider a Lock Re-key!

Our professional technicians can come over at no time to check what the best solution for your problem is – A lock change, or lock Re-key.

Lock Re-Key

Want to get A FREE quote? Call now at 03-8376-2399

So, what is a Lock Re-key?

A lock Re-key is the simpler solution for a lock change. Most people choose this option if they want to change their lock but it’s not broken.

In order to determine if your problem can be solved with just a lock re key, our capable technician will come to you location ASAP and will inspect the locks. If it can be solved without changing the lock, they will ask for your consent and start the process immediately.

The lock re-key process is quite simple and quicker than a lock change. When doing so, the technician will change the pins inside of the lock to match a new set of keys. That way, you’ll get the same result as changing the lock but in a simpler and cheaper way.

Our Professional And Reliable Lock Re-key Technicians

Locksmith Melbourne provide 24 Hour locksmith service around the whole Melbourne area! Furthermore, our prices are the lowest ones in the market! Only $45 for the service call, with no additional off hors fees.

In addition, our technician are licensed, bonded and are fully covered. Moreover, you get a 90 days guarantee on all parts and labor.

Also, we provide the shortest response time! Only 20 minutes! We keep our technician scattered all around the area, so in a case of need we can sent the nearest one to your location.

If you have any more questions, or wish to use our service – Contact us! We will answer you at all times- 24 Hours a day.

You can call us at 03-8376-2399

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Most common Question And Answers About Our Locksmith Service

What are the prices of our locksmith service?

Our service call fee is $45 and $45 and up for us to do the job. The final quote depends on the mechanism of the lock and the tools the technician will be using.

In order to determent the final cost, the locksmith need to arrive to your location and do a thorough inspection of the situation. Once he’s finished, he will give you the total price including service call and GST.


Do We charge any differently at off business hours?

Unlike different locksmith companies, our prices remain the same during night and day. Furthermore, we don’t charge any differently in the holidays or in the weekends.

We understand that in most cases, it’s not a planned outcome, and want to make it as convenient, affordable and reachable as possible.

Where are we located and how long will it takes for us to get to your location?

Our technicians are scattered all around town in all time. So, in a case of need, we’ll send the nearest one to your location. Moreover, they are mobile and available at all time to come to your aid in the shortest time possible!

In addition, our response time is ONLY 15-25 minutes! We understand the urgency of your problem and do our best to solve as fast as possible.

How does the process of booking with us works?

In order to get out locksmith service, you’ll need to follow a few simple steps:

First of all, you should contact us! You can either call us at 03-8376-2399 or email us via We are 24/7 service, so there will always be someone available to help you out.

Once you called us, we will ask for a brief explanation of the situation. For example, whether it’s a house or a business lockout, if it’s a lock change, car lockout ,making you new car keys, etc.

In case it’s an Automotive situation (car lockout, making new car keys, ignition problem and more), we’ll ask for the make, model and year of the vehicle. It’s important for us to have this information in advanced.

The next step is to provide us your location and an available phone number. However, in some cases, you aren’t able to reach you phone. We understand that and as a solution, we suggest you to borrow your neighbor phone, or even ask from a restaurant or convenient store to use their phones. Please remember, it’s very important that our locksmith will be able to reach you.

And that’s how you book our service! It’s very simple and takes less time than you think. Moreover, as already mentioned, we provide 24 hour locksmith services! Feel free to call us at all time – we will always be available to help.