Imagine that you have just come home from a lovely dinner date and realise you have dropped your house keys somewhere along the way. It would be such a devastating situation to be locked out after a fun night out, especially in this chilly winter weather. Faced with this situation, most of us would pick up the phone and try to track down a reliable locksmith company who can come to the rescue as soon as possible. However, you may struggle to find one open late at night and waste precious time searching for a locksmith service that is open after hours.

In response to customers’ changing needs, many locksmith businesses now have more flexible trading hours. Here are 3 scenarios you could face in the future in which a 24-hour locksmith service will come in very handy.


This is the most common case where an around-the-clock service is required, whether you find yourself locked out of your home, office or vehicle. This can also be one of the most dangerous and inconvenient situations to be in, depending on your location. That’s why it is necessary to prepare a contingency lockout plan in advance by looking for a reliable locksmith service provider and storing their number in your phone for emergencies.


If you ever suspect a potential intruder is lurking around your home and wish to burglar-proof your home, Melbourne City Locksmiths are ready to take your security to the next level. As professional locksmiths, we offer a diverse range of security-related services ranging from CCTV and alarm instalment to lock changing. Finding a trustworthy locksmith service is vital, so it is important to do a sufficient amount of research before choosing your go-to locksmith. It’s a good idea to ask your friends and family and review several online testimonials.

Broken keys

Have you ever put your key into your vehicle and got it stuck or tried to open the front door and broken the key? It’s fine if you have a spare key with you or carefully hidden near your front door. However, if you don’t, it’s important to keep calm and contact an emergency locksmith service to help you unlock the door and provide you with a new set of keys.

At Melbourne City Locksmiths, we understand how stressful and inconvenient it can be to find yourself locked out or discover your house has been broken into. That is why our team is always contactable round the clock, offering a wide array of specialist services including mobile, automotive, emergency, domestic and commercial services.

All you need to do is give us a call on 1300 788 446 or follow our social media pages for some useful tips on security and locksmith news.