What is happening to our trade and where is it going in future? On Facebook groups and locksmith forums all I seem to be seeing lately is posts from genuine local locksmiths about national locksmith company’s. Pictures of very shoddy work by nationals, invoices for ridiculous amounts charged by nationals to unsuspecting customers, reviews left on sites […]


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As I’m sure you are all aware the most important thing in any locksmith business is advertising. If nobody can find your number it dosnt matter if your the best locksmith in the world your not probably going to generate any work. We all advertise in different ways and in different places spending money on advertising we think gives […]


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Firstly sorry for the lack of posts recently I have been neglecting the site lately due to been very busy. I would love to be able yo sit and write a post at least once a week but I’m sure most of you reading this can appreciate that going to work and making money has to come […]


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Guest Post By Master Locksmith Association With 95 exhibitors from all over the world (the event is Sold Out), and taking place from the 2nd to the 4th of October at the Telford International Centre, MLA Expo is cementing its position as the biggest locksmith exhibition in Europe. Sponsored by award winning supplier ERA, MLA Expo ’15 […]


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Its been a while since I made the last post but its been a busy month and I’ve only just come back from a much needed holiday. You may have noticed that a lot of the previous post comments have disappeared, this is due to a WordPress update I did which then accidentally deleted all the comments […]


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You may have noticed over the past month or so that I haven’t been posting as regularly as normal. The idea is to post a couple of items a month but with work being busy lately it’s sometimes hard to find the time to keep up with posting new content. So here’s another instalment of “A Day […]


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A-Day-In-The-Life #2

The last month has not been bad work wise and for some reason work seems to be picking up. In between my usual locksmith jobs I’ve also been busy working on a new Castleford Locksmiths website for my self. There are a couple of jobs this month that really stick in my mind but for completely different […]


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Welcome to the first “Day in the life of a locksmith” post. This is a new section which will feature a post once a month about the general life of a locksmith from events that have happened to me personally whilst out on site. It’s been a very varied month with a couple of quiet weeks at […]


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