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House lock replacement should not be a regular thing, most locks are built to last for years. But sometimes changing your house will be wise for a bunch of reasons. The top reason why people change their house locks is for better security, in time with technology the locks that we are familiar are no longer the best out there. These days there is a lot of variations of keypad locks in the market along with other smart locks that you can open without any key. There are also a lot of other lock technologies like the SmartKey by Kwikset or SecureKey by Schlage both are user-rekey able lock that protect the lock from lock-picking or bump key.
A lot of people change their locks because they lost their keys, you can never know who found it. An honest locksmith checks first if the lock can be picked and if he can re-key it to a new key. Like mentioned before there are some locks that a locksmith cannot pick so he may damage them, it usually happens when the customer is locked out of his house, and damaging the lock is on the only way to get the customer back inside his property.
Another quite common reason to why people change their house locks is that a tenant just moved in or out from their residential property. They want to change their locks to feel safe that no one else has the key to their house. A lot of time these people not aware that in this situation a good and reliable locksmith can just re-key their locks and save them some good amount of money.
We at Mr. Spare Key Locksmith do our best to repair broken locks, we do not want to see our costumers spend unnecessary money. Not sure if you need to repair your door lock, it is easy to spot when your lock is no longer working the same way as it used to, because you use it frequently, even a slight change in the way your lock is operates, you will usually notice. If you feel that your lock is not turning as it used to, do not hesitate and give us a call today for a free consultation with a professional.
That is a question a lot of customers usually ask us, it depends. If your lock is incredibly old and over time, it’s security degraded, we usually recommend upgrading your security by changing the locks. But a lot of times the problem in the lock is small like it got dirty inside the cylinder or the pins inside the cylinder got smaller from overuse, and a professional locksmith can discover and solve the problem quickly and save you some time and money on a new whole lock.
Usually, an experienced locksmith can spot the problem in a few a minutes after he sees the lock. To repair the lock if it is possible, it usually takes between to 20-40 minutes. Depending on the lock type and problem it may take a little longer. Note that it is not always worth it to repair the lock, but if your lock is a good brand and was made in recent years and has good security, it is usually cheaper to save it rather than buy a new one. After all you do not want to install cheap locks to protect your property. We are here on call for you, 24/7 for any lock replacement or repair. We believe in fair trade and want to restore people’s faith in our profession.
Mr. Spare Key is a local locksmith company in the South Florida area, we are properly licensed, bonded and insured so you can have peace of mind when you call us to be your certified locksmith and security service.