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Reading Locksmith Service

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Locksmith Reading or other parts of the Royal County of Berkshire.
Retail shops, pubs and restaurants are often subject to vandalism, commonly cracked or broken windows. If this happens to your business or commercial property, it is important that you have a business locksmith in place, who you can rely on to quickly attend irrespective of the time of day and time. This is important because a lot of such damage occurs late at night or early in the morning when people leave pubs or night clubs drunk.
If you are locked out of your property our fully trained and professional locksmiths will quickly get you into your property, causing minimum damage and at a reasonable cost.

We can also provide long term security advice and improvements, including upgrades to locks and security devices.

Emergency Locksmith

24 hour emergency locksmith.All emergency locksmith services in the Berkshire area provided.

We get you back into your property fast. Any time of day or night.

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Business Locksmith

Full range of locksmith services to businesses.

Locksmith services to property management and estate agents.

Best competitive prices to those that hold business locksmith accounts with us.

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Security Advice

Long term security advice and improvements.

Improve the long term security of your property with lock upgrades and security improvements.

Commercial and residential properties.

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Zareen Abrar
Zareen Abrar
19:23 14 Sep 17
Alex came within given time. Expert in locksmiths. I was very disappointed with economy lock Raj he just made money and work for money but expert locksmith are expert super friendly and give you 1 year warranty. Economy lock Raj did not even gave me 1 hr warranty. I m very happy with expert locksmith worth to use them.Super fast excellent job done.
18:34 02 Nov 17
Came home to find that the kids couldn’t shut the door after coming home from school. Turned out that not only was the lock broken but the door itself was falling apart. Mircea swiftly came to my rescue replacing the lock and fixing my door. I can not tell you how thankful I am to him. Would recommend anytime. Wonderful service.
Raqib Solaz
Raqib Solaz
19:49 14 Sep 17
I called to this company as i couldn't get inside my house and they came in no time very fast response and friendly on the phone.Alex presented to me the steps that will take to get my door open and also explaining what is wrong. I was given 1 year warranty on the service they provided which I found to be very good.I really appreciated the service they provided me, super friendly and professional. I will recommend to anyone
Steve Jones
Steve Jones
14:14 30 Sep 17
Locksmith showed up only 15 minutes after phoning. His name was Alex, a great guy. Friendly and professional. He got the door ope in around 5 minutes he really saved the day. Would definitely recommend.
Sarah Williams
Sarah Williams
09:46 02 Oct 17
Alex was excellent. He came out in 10mins, I needed the lock changing and it only took him a further 10mins. Hopefully I don't lock myself out again but if I do I will definitely use these guys!
Rob Derr
Rob Derr
08:42 10 Dec 17
We had an unexpected problem with the lock of our patio door. Upon contacting Berkshire Expert Locksmiths we received a visit 30 minutes later, all fixed within the hour. Technician Y. was polite and tidy.
Muhammad Hafeez
Muhammad Hafeez
20:03 23 Feb 18
Great experience... right on time & friendly service ..Highly recommendable..
Aaron Dias-Jayasinha
Aaron Dias-Jayasinha
20:00 05 Mar 18
I had a problem with my door! The door handle came off phoned him up late evening and cameOver in 20 mins effective service and then the next day it went all wrong came over again very quickly and drove 4 hours to go the supplier to get the parts and came back after driving 4 hours and sorted it! Excellent service highly recommend A+++
David D
David D
13:33 13 Mar 18
Excellent service. Very prompt arrival, gave me a range of options to choose from, and done to a high standard. Would highly recommend.
Jadwiga Biedulska
Jadwiga Biedulska
17:39 15 Mar 18
Very good service quick and professional. I recommend 100%
Kenny Martin
Kenny Martin
15:02 21 Mar 18
Managed to get locked out of my car with the engine still running. Needed help urgently and these guys were there in 20 mins and quickly solved my problem.
william attoh
william attoh
07:59 03 Apr 18
Top class professional and friendly service. From arranging for my locks to be replaced to the locksmith changing the locks. It was super efficient. Will highly recommend.Can't thank you guys enough.
12:30 06 Apr 18
Very impressed with the owner of the Berkshire Expert Locksmiths. He was very prompt in answering the phone, extremly polite and did a really good job in assessing the requirements and then carrying out the installation swiflty. I have no hesttiation in recommending Eyal and his company to other. Very pleased!!
Sureya Vassallo
Sureya Vassallo
18:25 19 Apr 18
Yanko arrived promptly and checked several times that the problem was not a fluke and quickly replaced the barrel. He then went on to check that I had tested it and was satisfied.Thank you so much for making this a positive experience! I will definitely recommend!
Isabella Roper
Isabella Roper
21:04 24 Apr 18
Yanko came within 15 minutes and did a great job! And he tidied up afterward. Absolutely recommended.
Iain Fraser-Jones
Iain Fraser-Jones
09:41 04 May 18
These guys are AMAZING!..Having managed to get myself locked out of my house after midnight - Berkshire Expert Locksmiths were the ONLY company that picked up the phone and dealt with my emergency. ( I tied at least 10 different numbers beforehand.) Janko was super helpful and Alex was just BRILLIANT. Excellent service and value for money. They really know what they are doing and were so polite and helpful. 5 Star service rating and highly recommended!
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General Security Advice

Visible security is the most significant determining factor whether a burglary occurs or not. Propert with no security are far more likely to become victims of burglary.

The vast majority of home security measures are common sense and low cost, but can result in reduced insurance premiums.

For a relatively small cost you could make your home more secure and obtain piece of mind. Whenever you leave your property it is important to that you leave it as secure as possible.Getting into a prescribed routine can help ensure that you don’t forget obvious such as closing all windows and not leaving your valuables on display near windows. Here’s our quick reminder on what to do each time you leave your property.

  • Close and lock all doors and windows, even if you are only going out for a short time.
  • Set/turn on your burglar alarm.
  • Make sure access routes to the rear of the property, such as gates, is secure/locked.
  • Lock your shed, outhouses or garage.
  • Make sure that no valuables are in sight.
  • Put keys out of reach of letterboxes and out of sight.
  • In the evening, shut the curtains and leave some lights on.
  • Leave on a TV or radio to make it sound like you are at home.
  • Never leave car documents or personal ID in obvious or easily accessible places..
  • If you are going to be away for a longer time take additional action, such as cancelling newspaper and milk deliveries. Ask a neighbour, friend or family member to close curtains or park on your drive. Use a timer device to automatically turn lights and a radio on at night.

The majority of burglars can be deterred by these simple security measures and few want to risk a confrontation or getting caught.

Statistics show these actions would deter a would be intruder because the majority are opportunistic break ins, i.e. where they spot windows open or easy access. Extra precautions are necessary to keep out professional burglars. Most burglars want to be in and out quick so the more complicated and advanced the security – the less time a would be burglar has and the less likely they will bother to attack your property.  Below are some ways to further to protect your property:

  • Improve the security of your all doors and windows – using the latest and extra locks.
  • Main entrance front door should have a 5 lever mortise lock or cylinder mortise lock conforming to British Standard BS3621 and should be locked.
  • Other external doors should be fitted with either a 5 lever BS3621 mortise lock or with top and bottom mortise security bolts.
  • Windows at ground level are more vulnerable to forced entry, especially at the back of the property. These should be fitted with key operated window locks and the keys not left in the locks.
  • Above ground windows that can be easily reached via a roof, drain pipe or other way should be fitted with a key operated window lock.
  • French doors & patio doors should be fitted with top and bottom mortise security bolts and a mortise lock in the centre (if possible).
  • Outhouses and garages usually contain garden equipment, bicycles and other valuables etc so should be secured using 5 lever mortise locks or good quality padlocks.
  • Car and vans are now mainly stolen by stealing the car keys, either through break ins or by access through letter boxes.  Make sure vehicle keys are hidden and secure.
  • Remove keys from locked doors and windows and keep them out of sight.
  • Valuable items such as jewellery, computers, phones, electronic devices, cash, car keys and credit cards should be kept out of sight – Do not tempt a would be thief.
  • Most burglaries happen when a house or flat is empty so make it look like you are in when you are out.
  • Visible locks may deter some thieves.
  • Spare keys should never be left in obvious hiding places outside such as under the doormat, on a door frame or in a shoe – a thief will look in obvious places first.
  • Look at your property through the eyes of a burglar.
  • Light up your property and in particular the external areas during the night. Buglars don’t like being seen and this will put most off.  Motion sensor lights outside of properties by doors, windows and driveways are very effective.
  • Use time switches to turn the lights on inside your home when you are out.

Our Areas Covered

Areas covered include: Reading, Bracknell, Slough, Maidenhead, Windsor, Wallingford, Hungerford, Wokingham, Pangbourne and Newbury. We also serve the smaller towns and villages fixing lock problems. Other places in Berkshire served outside of Caversham or RG4 area include: Tilehurst, Earley, Wargrave, Shiplake, Henley, Hurst, Woodley, Calcot, GoringTheale, Tadley, Twyford, Burghfield and Mortimer.
Berkshire areas covered 24 hour emergency locksmith and lock out service Reading, Bracknell, Maidenhead, Newbury, Windsor, Wokingham, Abingdon, Ascot, Crowthorne, Eton, Hungerford, Sandhurst, Thatcham, Binfield, Bradfield, Bray, Bucklebury, Chieveley, Cold Ash, Crowthorne, Datchet, Finchampstead, Greenham, Hungerford, Aldershot, Kintbury, Lambourn, Old Windsor, Slough, Speen, Stoke Poges, Stratfield Mortimer, Streatley, Sunningdale, Sunninghill, Warfield, Wargrave, White Waltham, Spencers Wood, Three Mile Cross, Southcote, Sulham, Tidmarsh, Finchampstead, Wallingford, Shinfield.

Some of the South Oxfordshire areas that our expert locksmiths cover, some have RG postcodes and some OX postcodes. Benson, Binfield Heath, Bix and Assendon, Bix, Chazey Heath, Chinnor, Christmas Common, Crays Pond, Didcot,Dorchester-on-Thames, Goring Heath, Goring-on-Thames,Henley-on-Thames, Highmoor, Ipsden, Kelmscott, Mapledurham, Marsh Baldon, Mongewell, Play Hatch, Rotherfield Peppard, Shiplake, Sonning Eye, South Stoke,ThameWantage, Whitchurch Hill, Whitchurch-on-Thames, Woodcote.

Some of the most popular areas in North Hampshire that our locksmith experts serve, for emergency or non emergency locksmith services, replacement locks, seurity improvements and upgrades, lock outs and replacement key cutting include North East Hampshire: Aldershot, Aldermaston, Padworth, Camberley, Alton, Basingstoke, Bordon, Farnborough, Fleet, Hook, Tadley, Andover, Stockbridge and Whitchurch.


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