Safe rekey services for all types of safes are available and can save you the cost of purchasing a new safe. Safe lock repairs are done by our experienced locksmiths who have the proper training and expertise.
Rekeying a lock involves changing the pins inside of the cylinder to fit another key. This is far simpler and cheaper than replacing the handle or deadbolt locks.
Deadbolts are a security feature that takes your standard door knob lock to the next level. They are used indoors without windows or with very tough windows, and they add an extra layer of security to your home.
A Certified locksmiths can rekey your deadbolt so that old keys no longer work, and they can also install new locks or switch from mechanical dials to an electronic keypad. They do this by repositioning the pins inside the lock cylinder to match a new key, and they may charge an hourly rate or flat fee.
If you have an ex-employee who still has your safe keys, rekeying your locks is a great way to prevent them from accessing your belongings. This is also a good idea if you have bought a used safe. Getting your safe rekeyed is quick and affordable, and it can help you protect your valuables and possessions. It is also a lot less expensive than replacing your safe’s locks or rekeying a different lock in your home.
When keys are damaged, they should be returned to the Key Records department immediately for replacement. This is important because it reduces the risk of unauthorized persons having access to the safe. Damaged keys can also be costly.
Tubular pin tumbler keys are one of the most common types of keys used in home sales and offices. These keys are known to have excellent resistance to lock picking, but they can become damaged through physical or natural intervention. For example, they are expected to rust since they are made of metal. In cases where this occurs, soaking them in vinegar or citric acid could help.
When a safe’s lock becomes jammed, it can be difficult to open the safe without damaging the bolt work. It’s best to contact a professional locksmith right away, who can safely unlock the safe and fix any problems. This is much less expensive than replacing the lock altogether. Moreover, it’s also safer and more convenient.
Over time, your lock can become worn and less effective at letting you in and keeping other people out. There are many ways that this can happen, from brute force like bashing in a deadbolt or drilling through the lock to more refined methods of entry such as lock picking or bumping.
The way a lock works is with a series of pins that the key pushes down in a certain pattern to unlock it. If the pins in your lock get damaged, it can make it impossible for your new key to fit inside of it, and your old one will simply no longer work.
If this happens, it’s a good idea to contact a locksmith right away for safe rekeying. This is a much quicker and cheaper option than Lock Replacement Services completely, and it will ensure that your new key fits properly. If you do need to replace your lock, it’s important to choose a high-quality, certified professional who has the right tools and experience for the job.