RESIDENTIAL CUSTOMER LOCK CHANGES
Do you need to change the locks on your home? We offer top-notch residential lock changes 24 hours a day.
If you need new locks installationd in the metro area, trust our locksmiths to do the job quickly, correctly, and at an affordable price.
We are the recognized lock change experts in this State.
Why do we have to replace my lock instead of repairing it?
While repairing a lock may seem like a less expensive option, sometimes there is no choice but to change the locks completely. If none of the internal components have been damaged, it might be possible to repair it, but if the lock is damaged beyond repair, you will need to replace it.
You might be able to replace your lock if there is minimal damage that has not compromised the internal integrity of the lock. However, if your lock has sustained major damage, it must be replaced.
Our locksmiths will be able to give you an answer after they have surveyed the damage.
How long will it take to replace my lock?
Because your door is integral to your home security, it's important to make the choice that provides you the best protection.
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.
Will my door be damaged in the process of changing locks?
Our locksmiths are highly skilled and experienced, and they have done numerous lock changes for customers like you. Changing a lock can most often be completed in approximately 20 to 30 minutes.
Of course, that time may vary according to the exact project specifications, such as what kind of lock is being replaced, and what it is being replaced with.
It will take much less time if you decide to simply swap out the old lock with the same model.
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?
There should be no damage to your door from this process. The highly skilled professional locksmiths take great care to ensure your door looks just like it did when we leave.
You will usually notice right away if your lock is malfunctioning or damaged.
A smart lock might be a great option for you. It's usually an easy switch to change out locks using a smart lock.
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.
We don't want to see that happen to you.
This can be one less headache for you than if you had to new locks installation 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.
Your door is one of the most critical parts of your house, and you know it's important that the door and lock function properly. One of the best ways to ensure the security of your home and belongings is a trustworthy lock.
If you have any reason to believe the lock has been compromised, call us for a professional opinion.
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.
You might not know locks can wear out because of extended use, but it's possible.
We are happy to assess your lock and determine what can be done to repair or replace it.
Signs your lock is ready for a change
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.
Locks that break during external force are proof that you needed a better lock solution for your home.
Such force can cause internal damage that renders the locks useless.
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.
So, if this has happened to you, call us as soon as possible and we'll be there. Another reason to think about changing your locks if when your keys have been lost or stolen.
If a purse or car was stolen with keys in it, that leaves you vulnerable to someone using those keys to enter your home.
This is sometimes more apparent on cold nights.
In that case, you need to service, repair, or replace your lock right away so you don't run the risk of locking yourself out.
Don't wait if you suspect any problems with your lock, or you could put the security of your home at risk.
Sometimes failing locks are hardest to open in cold weather, and you don't want to be left outside because your lock has completely stopped working and your key won't work.
We specialize in lock changes.
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.
The force that must be used to break in a locked door usually damages the internal mechanics of a lock or the lock itself.
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.
Even with proper maintenance, a lock can fail.
Smart lock options for a lock change
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.
Most of these locks also have an option that allows you to open the door with the key in case you forget the combination or identification number.
You can also have the option to change your combination if you think it has been compromised, rather than having to new locks installation the lock.
That's better than the alternative if you lose your keys, and you have to new locks installation or replace your locks.
One of our experienced locksmiths can be contacted at any time by calling us.
We'll be out to visit you at your home as soon as we can.
We will be in touch with you as soon as possible to answer questions and schedule a visit to your home.
We will be honest and up-front about costs and labor before we begin any work.
Whether you are having a crisis or want to talk about lock change options, we are the ones to trust.
Contact us any time.
We'll provide a detailed estimate that answers all your questions.
We are proud to serve the greater metro area.
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