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10+ years of experience


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Female Locksmith


Competitive Rates

24 Emergency Locksmith Service in Exeter and Devon


  • Key snapped in lock?
  • Lost your keys?
  • Been burgled?
  • Vulnerable person inside?
  • Need emergency access?
  • Lock malfunctioning?

There’s no doubt that being locked out of your home is extremely stressful, whatever the time of day. However, we are available 24 hours a day to help you to gain entry to your home and secure your property, whatever the cause of your emergency. With over 10 years of experience, we’ll have you back in your home in no time. No matter the problem, we will always use non-destructive methods of entry wherever possible, without any damage to your property.

We’re also available for other emergencies, for example securing your property after a break-in, broken locks or removal of someone from your property. We have a lot of experience in assisting the emergency services and are happy to help.

Our aim is to be with you in less than 60 minutes day or night in the event of an emergency, and often as quickly as 30 minutes. We will ring you before we get to your property so you can wait somewhere warm.

Why call us?

  • We are fully trained and highly experienced
  • We are friendly, reliable and we care.
  • Our vans are fully stocked so that we can complete any work at the time, leaving your property secure
  • We have hundreds of happy customers and 5-star reviews.

Our commitment to you:

Preserving your lock: We understand the value of your existing locks. We prioritise non-destructive entry methods whenever possible, preserving the integrity of your original lock and minimising replacement costs. We will always explain what needs to be done BEFORE starting work, so that you can be sure that we are carrying out work in the way that has been agreed by you.

Trustworthiness: We are local and trustworthy locksmiths who respect your property. You can rely on us to handle emergency entry situations with professionalism and integrity.

Quick, reliable arrival: We pride ourselves on being available whenever you need us. We have rapid response time and ALWAYS TURN UP. We are a local company – we will never, ever say we’re available and then leave you stranded.

What happens when you call our 24-hour service?

You will speak to a fully trained and experienced local locksmith who will take details of your problem and assess the job over the telephone. A locksmith will then travel to your property and confirm the price with you before any work is started. There will not be any rogue practices or surprise costs added.

Our 24-hour locksmith services include:

  • Emergency lock opening
  • Burglary repairs
  • Lock repairs
  • Emergency lock changes


The main thing to remember is not to panic. You’ll be able to re-enter your home, and your home will be fully secure before we leave. Our locksmiths are used to emergency call-outs are experienced in gaining entry using non-destructive methods and can often repair your lock. However, sometimes it is actually cheaper and better to simply replace your lock if its very old or insecure. We will always give our recommendations and you’ll be able to agree to work BEFORE we start work.

Whatever the cause of your emergency, from a simple case of leaving your keys inside, to somebody trying to force entry, your home will always be left fully secure.

What to do if you’re locked out:

After you’ve called us, call a friend or relative, or wait in a safe public place – we can call you when we’re nearly there. Click here for more information on what to do when you’re locked out.

get in touch

Contact us for a free quote.

email: info@thelockmonkey.co.uk

tel: 07950 148 390

Masey Road, Exmouth, Devon, EX8 4AR

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