Common Locksmith Questions: What Service Do I Need?

Common Locksmith Questions: What Service Do I Need?

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requesting a locksmith can be tricky if you have a unique lock/key issue and you don’t know what services you need. This is where we come in! In this post we will take a look at these common locksmith questions to help you figure out what services a locksmith can provide and what services you need!

Common Locksmith Question #1: Can locksmiths travel to you?
Yes! Many locksmith companies have mobile branches that carry their inventory in work vans and travel to customers, in opposed to brick and mortar stores.

Common Locksmith Question #2: Can locksmiths pick high security locks?
High security locks are pick proof- hence the term “high security”. This means that if you are locked out of a high security lock, a technician will have to drill into the lock or break it open.

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Common Locksmith Question #3: Can locksmiths make new keys for high security locks?
Yes! Locksmiths can make new keys for high security locks. However, in order to locksmiths to provide this service, the customer needs to have the security card that comes with the lock. These security card contain all the necessary information on how the key should be cut. Without this key, it is not possible to make new keys for high security locks.

Common Locksmith Question #4: Can locksmiths make new car keys?
Yes, many mobile locksmiths can make new keys for vehicle owners who have lost or damaged their keys.

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Common Locksmith Question #5: Can locksmiths replace vehicle door locks?
For vehicles door locks that are broken or not functioning correctly, it is possible to replace them. While this service usually costs more than simple residential lock replacements, it is necessary for owners who cannot get their their vehicle locks to function properly.

Common Locksmith Question #6: Do locksmiths charge after hours rates?
Most locksmiths do charge after hours rates. Most locksmiths charge between $30-$50 dollars more for after hours appointments or weekend appointments. To find out the exact prices, contact the locksmith company directly, provide information on your locks, and ask what the after hours prices are for the service.

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