Why Do I Need A Local Vehicle Entry Specialist?

Have you misplaced your car keys, or have they been stolen? Perhaps you’ve locked keys in your vehicle, or your key has broken in the lock. Lost car keys are a very common occurrence. In the hustle and bustle of daily life, it is quite normal for them to go missing, whether during shopping trips, family visits or at work.

When your car keys are lost, the first instinct is usually to panic, but knowing who to call can save you the stress and worry. When you need to enter your vehicle, but don’t have your keys, you need a vehicle entry specialist, or an auto locksmith.

What Do Vehicle Entry Specialists Near You Do?

Vehicle entry experts specialise in a variety of tasks, including opening car locks, repairing keys, and replacing or reprogramming key fobs.

  • Lost vehicle key replacement: The majority of vehicle entry specialists offer a lost car key replacement service. This is typically a mobile service, meaning the specialist can come to your location and use their vehicle key duplication equipment to provide you with replacement keys you can use to enter your vehicle. They can also supply a spare set of keys you can keep at home.
  • Car lock picking: Vehicle entry experts specialise in picking locks and opening a car within minutes. This is expertly done to minimise damage, so that your car lock will remain completely intact.
  • Vehicle key repair: Sometimes, lost car keys aren’t the issue. If your keys are damaged, a specialist in vehicle key services will often provide key repair. They will be able to repair electronic keys, as well as repair the module if needed.
  • Vehicle key programming: It’s easy for a key fob or remote key to break. Sometimes, for instance, the transponder chip inside the key fob simply stops working. A vehicle key programmer will replace the chip and use programming equipment to reprogram the key so that it connects easily to your car. They’ll be able to help even if you have a more advanced security system in place, such as a set of electronic immobiliser chipped keys that prevent the car from moving without the correct transponder.

If you’re looking for a vehicle entry specialist, HaMuch lists fully-vetted, qualified tradesmen. Check out locksmiths near you today.

Finding a Local Vehicle Entry Specialist: Why Use HaMuch?

At HaMuch, our revenue comes through paid listings by service providers — we don’t earn commission from callouts or sales. This means it’s in our best interest to connect you with quality tradesmen you’ll want to use whenever you need them.  Our unbiased platform lets you easily compare prices and set your own budget, meaning you’ll never have to pay more for a service than you’re willing to.

How to Find a Vehicle Entry Specialist in Your Area?

To find a vehicle entry specialist near you, follow our simple three-step process:

  1. Post your job: Find your location, either by typing in your postcode or town, or selecting from our extensive list of regions, counties and cities in the UK. We can ask you to select your maximum budget, so that you never pay more than what you afford. Post the details of your job and we’ll match you with tradesmen in your area who are qualified and experienced to do the work.
  2. Get quotes: We’ll send your job listing to auto locksmiths in your area. We’ll notify you via text when three tradesmen have expressed interest in your job.
  3. Select your tradesman: Review the profiles and experience of the tradesmen interested in working with you. You can use HaMuch to read customer reviews from people just like you, compare rates and see how close they are to you. You can even communicate with tradesmen to discuss the work before making your decision — you’re in complete control!

Our search tools are designed to help you find a tradesman that best suits your needs, budget and location.

Stop worrying about whether that recommendation your friend passed along is capable of meeting your unique requirements. HaMuch lists only experienced, professional tradesmen, and only matches you up with local locksmiths who are qualified and meet your budget.

Locksmith: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK

Locksmith: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges)
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Locksmith near London£55£290
Locksmith near Birmingham£57£324
Locksmith near Leeds£40£284
Locksmith near Glasgow£28£121
Locksmith near Sheffield£39£170
Locksmith near Bradford£37£279
Locksmith near Liverpool£43£248
Locksmith near Edinburgh£30£230
Locksmith near Manchester£48£247
Locksmith near Bristol£39£222

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Prices for Tradesmen in the UK

Builder: Average Hourly and Daily Prices in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More Prices for Builders
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Havant & Waterloo£28£205
North Wiltshire£26£192
Halton£25£183
Pembrokeshire£16£140
Carmarthenshire£21£169
Portsmouth£28£204
Thamesdown£27£202
Barnsley£28£229
Gedling£28£215
Poole£33£227
Carpenter & Joiner: Average Hourly and Daily Prices in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More Prices for Carpenter & Joiners
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Falkirk£24£185
Ashfield£27£202
London£36£220
Peterborough£30£201
Braintree£29£204
Stockton-on-Tees£38£200
Guildford£37£217
Middlesbrough£40£200
Bournemouth£29£191
Glasgow£33£180
Electrician: Average Hourly and Daily Prices in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More Prices for Electricians
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Basingstoke & Deane£40£252
Chester£29£205
Mid Bedfordshire£37£240
Coventry£31£237
Broxtowe£29£204
Stratford-on-Avon£31£230
Tendring£30£220
Eastleigh£39£248
Southampton£38£248
Chelmsford£36£258
Gardener: Average Hourly and Daily Prices in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More Prices for Gardeners
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Guildford£25£194
Manchester£26£175
Gedling£17£129
Southampton£24£195
Thamesdown£29£200
Scarborough£50£400
West Lancashire£24£206
North Hertfordshire£24£167
Solihull£125£142
Broadland£28£110
Locksmith: Average Hourly and Daily Prices in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More Prices for Locksmiths
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
St Albans£51£277
South Tyneside£50£249
Poole£79£205
Maidstone£40£230
Bournemouth£79£205
Gateshead£50£249
Trafford£44£235
Macclesfield£55£193
West Lothian£28£237
Calderdale£20£168
Cleaner: Average Hourly and Daily Prices in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More Prices for Cleaners
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Rhondda, Cynon, Taff£31£222
Bath & North East Somerset£24£211
Bracknell Forest£19£144
Cherwell£18£82
Broxtowe£18£132
Wychavon£12£100
London£17£140
Warrington£15£119
North Tyneside£14£100
Swansea£16£102
Car Mechanic: Average Hourly and Daily Prices in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More Prices for Car Mechanics
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Ashfield£37£255
Guildford£47£302
Coventry£36£281
Bournemouth£43£338
Rotherham£30£172
Nottingham£36£278
Glasgow£32£93
St Helens£34£247
Wychavon£28£152
Aylesbury Vale£44£236
Heating Engineer: Average Hourly and Daily Prices in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More Prices for Heating Engineers
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
North Lincolnshire£35£216
Bournemouth£44£273
Caerphilly£34£224
Blackpool£33£229
Southend-on-Sea£44£253
Dundee£40£272
Bedford£47£273
Bradford£37£228
Bath & North East Somerset£40£257
Newbury£56£279
Plumber: Average Hourly and Daily Prices in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More Prices for Plumbers
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Newport£44£481
Stratford-on-Avon£44£245
Guildford£55£288
Basildon£45£254
Coventry£36£229
Tameside£42£233
Highland£40£320
Stockton-on-Tees£37£246
South Gloucestershire£37£250
Caerphilly£42£435
Painter & Decorator: Average Hourly and Daily Prices in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More Prices for Painter & Decorators
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Canterbury£21£161
Barnsley£19£146
Coventry£22£159
Sandwell£20£152
Wolverhampton£20£151
North Tyneside£21£152
Horsham£24£178
Dundee£19£134
Halton£20£150
Plymouth£19£144
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