Interview with our very own locksmith – Shaun

Shaun Gives The Background On Becoming A Locksmith 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 help to feed this curiosity. So to help provide a little further insight into the world of locksmithing, we thought we’d fire some  … Read more


Advice on what to do if you get locked out

I’m Locked Out – What Now? 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  … Read more


Where do we cover

Areas Served By Tyne Tees Locks 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  … Read more


Securing your home

Home Security Advice Securing your Home is of utmost priority! 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 from happening again and what other things they  … Read more


Tyne Tees Locks Expansion and Rebrand

Helping More Of The North-East 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 Newcastle Locksmith Headquarters as well as  … Read more


Locksmith Pricing

How Much Will A Locksmith’s Services Cost? 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  … Read more


Our 5 lock brand recommendations

Lock Brands – Our Top Choices Top 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  … Read more


How lockpicking actually works

Guide To Picking Locks Does 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  … Read more


4 Common Lock and Door Problems

Help With The Most Common Lock Problems Lock Problems? For something that keeps your house safe. Door locks can be fragile and suffer wear and tear. Locks are a hard-working mechanism and if they break, you can end up locked out your house, which seems to occur at the most inconvenient times. We’re going to  … Read more