RESIDENTIAL CUSTOMER LOCK CHANGES
If you are in need of a lock change at your home, look no further than us Our highly skilled locksmiths serve our neighbors and customers throughout the metro area around the clock.
If you need lock replacement servicesd in the metro area, trust our locksmiths to do the job quickly, correctly, and at an affordable price.
Don't hesitate to call us with any questions about lock changes. You can reach us day or night.
Can you repair my lock, or do you have to replace it?
Our highly skilled professional locksmiths are trained to answer that question for you.
This can be the case when damage results from an external force (such as an attempted burglary or a break-in). Sometimes the locks on well-used doors simply break down over time.
When that happens, the best solution to secure your home is a lock change. No matter what the circumstances, let our locksmiths give you their professional recommendation on whether to repair or replace.
If the damage to your lock was caused by a burglary, robbery, or other forced entry, you will most likely want a complete lock replacement services. Another reason for a lock change is serious wear on highly used doors that can limit the efficiency of your lock.
One of our experienced locksmiths should be able to change your lock in about 20 to 30 minutes. It might take more or less time depending upon the type of lock you had and the new lock you want to be installed.
Of course, it is quicker if you choose the same lock model, because the door is already primed for that installation. If you choose a different model, we may need to make minor changes to your door, which could take just a little bit longer.
A lock change might seem like a big project to you, but it actually is a fairly quick project.
Definitely not! There is no reason a standard lock change should cause any damage to your door. Our experienced locksmiths take utmost care to protect the integrity of the locks and doors they work on.
Do I need to change my door if I want to replace my old lock with a smart lock?
In most cases, you can replace your traditional lock with a smart lock using the same door. Many of the smart locks available today fit easily into the doors already in place.
Our locksmiths might have to make some small alternations in order for a new smart lock to fit the existing door, but a new door will not be needed – unless you want one!
But not to worry, our locksmiths can easily make the minor alterations required to accommodate the new lock of your choice.
How do I know it's time to replace or change my lock?
If you have reason to think that your lock has been damaged, or if it is not functioning properly, contact us for an assessment. Our locksmiths can identify the problem and advise you whether it can be fixed or if it should be replaced.
You will usually notice right away if your lock is malfunctioning or damaged.
It can be sudden or gradual, but you will know if there is a problem.
Let us help you fix it. We don't want to alarm you, but you should know that as soon as you realize your lock is damaged or somehow compromised, you are opening yourself up to security risks.
Also, if you happen to forget the combination or pin number, it's easy to reset them.
This can be one less headache for you than if you had to lock replacement services all the locks in the case of a lost key. Another feature most smart locks have is the ability to also allow for a keyed entry for family members who prefer that option.
How do you know you need a lock change?
Most customers who call us found it obvious something was wrong with their locks.
Either it was damaged during an incident such as a burglary, or their keys no longer opened the door. Please call us as soon as you are alerted to a problem with your lock.
We advise customers to call as soon as they notice something is wrong, so our professional locksmiths can get to work before it's too late.
Taking care of a worn-out lock sooner rather than later can save money on replacement and improve your home's security. We have known customers who waited too long after noticing a problem, and as a result, had to deal with more significant and costly damage and repairs.
We recommend homeowners prioritize maintaining their locks.
Don't simply take for granted that the lock will always work correctly.
Rather, take steps to ensure that it does.
Our locksmiths can help with maintenance and repairs before you get to the point of needing a lock change.
If your lock was broken during a break-in, that proves you need a stronger lock.
If someone used force to break through the lock, it will likely need a complete lock change.
A high-quality lock should not be easy to break. Even if the break-in was not successful (we hope that's the case for you), there can still be internal damage that causes deficiencies.
Also keep in mind that even if you don't see the damage, the lock could fail and leave you locked out of your house.
As a matter of fact, locks that have been compromised are easier to pick and break.
Be attentive to things like rusted locks.
Another thing to pay attention to when you find yourself struggling to unlock or lock your door, even when you are using the correct key.
We encourage customers to err on the side of caution and replace locks in cases like this.
You do not want to open yourself up to a potential crime if you can simply replace the lock and put your mind at ease.
There are some things to watch for that could keep a lock replacement services at bay. If you see a lock is rusting, or if you have to jiggle the key too much to get it to unlock, you need to have your lock looked at by a professional locksmith.
Worn-down or damaged locks are more susceptible to picking or breaking.
If someone broke in, it shows the locks were not strong enough to stop a burglary of your home.
If you have experienced some of the warning signs, we will repair or replace the lock in short order.
It's always best to make an inquiry and get our professional recommendations.
It can save you time and money in the long run.
A damaged lock puts you at a higher risk of being victimized again.
We also suggest you maintain your locks or hire us to help you with that task.
Proper maintenance can extend the life of your lock and make sure it remains in good working order.
We believe it's best to assume that your keys could fall into the hands of someone who shouldn't have them.
In that case, we recommend changing the locks on all your doors.
In most cases, that will require a lock replacement services.
Can I use a smart lock?
Great question! For many customers, smart locks provide an easy and secure way to enter and lock your home.
Using combinations and pin pads instead of keys, smart locks are a great choice for those forgetful family members who can't keep track of their keys.
If you happen to forget the passcodes, you can reset them.
That's better than the alternative if you lose your keys, and you have to lock replacement services or replace your locks.
One of our experienced locksmiths can be contacted at any time by calling us.
We answer 24-hours-a-day in case of emergency, or you can call during regular business hours.
You can rest assured; our qualified locksmiths use the highest quality parts and offer outstanding service.
Our team of highly skilled professional locksmiths are here to help you.
Whether you are having a crisis or want to talk about lock change options, we are the ones to trust.
Don't worry about any extra or hidden fees.
We'll provide a detailed estimate that answers all your questions.
We look forward to providing you the highest level of service.
Our trustworthy locksmiths are here to help you with all your lock change needs.