Do You Have a Dedicated Emergency Locksmith for Your Business?

Do you have a dedicated business emergency locksmith and do they tick all the boxes?

Choosing the right emergency locksmith for business is very important. In the event of a business burglary or other emergency you may want to call the closest locksmith to get the problem sorted quickly. When calling an emergency response locksmith it is advisable to call a locksmith you know. It is so important to call a locksmith who you know has good track record and credentials. The industry is unregulated and it is important to be cautious with the security of your business.

There are a few things you should check before you use any locksmith. It is advisable to have a dedicated commercial locksmiths number at the ready in case of an emergency.

We are MLA approved locksmiths providing a 24h emergency locksmith service in Barnet. Choosing the right locksmith for businesses can make all the difference when it comes to getting issues resolved efficiently and at the right price. Wherever you are based make sure that you choose a local locksmith and do some due diligence on the locksmith you are thinking of using before taking the plunge.

Business Locksmith Essentials

Make sure that the locksmith you choose has the following credentials;

  • CRB/DBS Checked – incredibly this is not a legal requirement
  • Qualified – again this is not a legal requirement
  • Public liability insurance – this is vital for business security, check how much they have!
  • Good and genuine customer reviews – look out for fake reviews
  • Fixed competitive pricing – be wary of locksmiths charging by the hour
  • A local small business – you will find that you get a more personal service and are less likely to be sent different contractors for each job

MLA Approval is not a must but guarantees that all the issues above will have been addressed.

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The Importance of Pre-planning for Business Emergency Situations

It is important to prepare for potential business emergency situations so that in the event of an emergency you can get it sorted quickly and efficiently. Search for your local MLA approved locksmith here and save their number so that you can act fast. Business emergencies can cause significant disruption to the running of a business if they are not dealt with promptly and professionally.

The types of business emergency situations I come across range from burglaries to lost keys or even broken locks that won’t open. It can have a significant impact on business turnover if employees and customers are unable to access the premises.

Save the number of a reliable local locksmith who will see your business emergency as a priority, and this will take a lot of the stress out of the situation.


Preventing Business Emergencies

There are several ways that businesses can forward plan to prevent potential business security issues. My top tip is to arrange a free security survey with your chosen commercial locksmith. In doing this you can meet them, get to know them and familiarise them with your business. This way you will be at the forefront of their mind should you need them in an emergency.

They can also assess your current business security and make recommendations to avoid potential security issues in the future. Preventing emergencies is always the best way forward when it comes to securing businesses. The losses that may occur can have a significant impact on the business.

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There are some low-cost effective security tips which can make a real impact. An experienced locksmith will be able to identify security risks and solutions which may not be apparent to others.

If you run a business in North London we would welcome the opportunity to provide you with a free business security survey with no obligations. The aim being to avoid potential business emergency situations. IKS Locksmiths are Barnet based, MLA approved, commercial locksmiths.

I am Martin, Master Locksmith at IKS

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Whether you need an emergency locksmith in highbury & islington, Hampstead, Barnet or anywhere in London or South Hertfordshire save our number for emergencies.

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