Holiday Time – Make Sure Your Home is Secure

With your suitcase packed, make sure your home is also safe Now that the summer season is upon us it’s time for holidays, day trips and much deserved time out with the family. What this means however, is that our homes are often left for longer periods of time than usual. It seems obvious to  … Read more

Interview with our very own locksmith – Shaun

Inquisitiveness is part of human nature and finding out more about people’s jobs, the highs and lows as well as any interesting stories, only helps to feed this curiosity. So to help provide a little further insight into the world of locksmithing, we thought we’d fire some quick questions at our very own locksmith Shaun  … Read more

Advice on what to do if you get locked out

It’s one of those things which happens to everyone at least once in our lifetime. Getting locked out. It can be a nightmare and to be honest a stressful time. You go through what we locksmiths call “the locked out stages of emotion”. For example, you’re in disbelief that this has actually happened, and you  … Read more

Where do we cover

We often get calls from people around the North East with questions something like… “I see you have Locksmiths in Newcastle but do you also come out to [customer’s location]”. As stated on our home page we have offices in Newcastle, Sunderland and Durham but that doesn’t restrict us to just these locations. As locksmiths  … Read more

Securing your home

Unfortunately sometimes our Newcastle Locksmith team end up at call outs after a break-in to someone’s home to repair or replace locks. They often get asked questions about what are the best kinds of locks to prevent this happening again and what other things they might recommend. Here are a few tips we suggest to  … Read more

Tyne Tees Locks Expansion and Rebrand

Following our recent successes and growth over the past few years Tyne Tees Locks is expanding again, and we decided it was about time for a rebrand and a new logo too. We have certified Locksmiths able to reach the entire North East with our headquarters in Newcastle as well as satellite offices in Sunderland  … Read more

Locksmith Pricing

As with many trades, the price of a locksmith can depend on a variety of factors. If you’re lucky you’ll likely only use a locksmith a couple of times throughout your life. Many people have never even had the need to use a locksmith. With this is mind it’s clear why if you asked someone  … Read more

Our 5 lock brand recommendations

So you need a new lock but you’re not sure who to trust, which brands are good vs bad, which brand will give you the best bang for your buck but also keep your doors and windows nice and secure. Well we’re here to help. There is many many lock brands out there, some bigger  … Read more

How lockpicking actually works

You’ve all seen the movies where someone takes a paper clip, or a hair clip, and jimmies their way in to a locked door or padlock in seconds. You probably won’t be surprised to hear it’s not quite that simple, and definitely not that fast. Here’s how a lock works on the inside… How would  … Read more

4 Common Lock and Door Problems

For something that keeps your house safe. Door locks can be fragile and suffer wear and tear. Locks are a hard-working mecanism and if they break, you can end up locked out your house, which seems to occur at the most inconvinient times. We’re going to identify some common lock problems to possibly help you  … Read more