If someone asked you what services a locksmith can offer, you would probably offer the standard, and obvious answer: They make keys, repair locks, and let you in when you get locked out. It’s true that they do all of those things, but they also do much more. They can help you resolve many common mishaps that can leave you in a serious bind, like the ones below.
Everyone hates that sinking feeling they get in the pit of their stomach when they realize they’ve locked their keys inside their car, home, or place of business. Thank goodness for locksmiths, who can allow you entrance to that place in a matter of seconds.
Lost Your Key?
Locksmiths are also great for re-keying or copying keys when you lose one. If you lose a key to your house, they can make a copy of your spare or re-key if necessary. You will especially want to consider re-keying if you don’t want the lost key to fall into the wrong hands, like if the lost key opens a place of business.
Keep Losing Your Key?
If losing keys to your house or car is a chronic condition for you, you might want to forget the keys altogether and ask a locksmith to install keyless entry into your front door or car. That way, you never have to worry about losing keys or getting locked out again.
If you’ve had a recent break-in to your home or business, you might think that you should visit a surveillance company first to get more protection. However, a locksmith can provide surveillance services and more. Thieves and intruders are getting more and more handy with their tools and technology, so you need to be prepared to fight back. A locksmith can offer high security locks to prevent anyone from lock-bumping their way into your property. They can also provide access control and video surveillance systems to help you keep track of who is coming and going.
Car Remote Failing?
If you have a car remote, you should know that they don’t last forever and they don’t always work properly, especially if they are damaged somehow. A locksmith can help restore your car remote to it’s full working order.
Also, if you don’t have a car remote, but would really like one, a locksmith can install that system into your car, which is a handy thing to have when you can’t find your car in the parking lot.
If you run into any one of these mishaps, call our office today. We are available 24/7 for any of your locksmith needs.