Most recent locksmith related questions
Q:Are you members in good standing of the Better Business Bureau?
A:Yes! Please check out a copy of our certificate here.
Q:How do I replace an ignition key?
A: Unless you own a key duplication machine, you will not be able to perform this task by yourself. Luckily, most reputable locksmith companies can easily replace even the most sophisticated ignition keys.
Q:My ignition key is stuck. How do I remove it?
A: You could try to extract the key with a pair of needle-nose pliers, but make sure you know how to do this before you proceed. We recommend that you call a professional locksmith instead.
Q:Are your really open 24/7?
A: Yes! Our locksmiths are at your service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. This includes holidays and weekends.
Q:How do I avoid getting ripped off by a locksmith company?
A: Always ask for a price quote in advance. After you receive the quote, compare it with what other locksmith companies are offering you.
Q:How should I go about choosing a locksmith company?
A: Ask around! Another good suggestion is to make sure the company is in good standing and that its locksmiths and technicians are fully licensed and insured. Ask to see a copy of the company’s business certificate.
Q:How do I reprogram a broken or damaged transponder key?
A: Programming transponder keys requires special equipment. In the event that your transponder key is damaged, call up a professional locksmith company.
Q: How to remove a broken ignition key from the ignition?
A: You will need a pair of needle nose pliers to safely extract the key out of the ignition. You should be extra careful when attempting to extract the key. If you use too much force, you could wind up severely damaging the ignition. It’s always advisable to call for a professional locksmith in this type of situation.
Q: How to find a reliable auto locksmith company?
A: You should always have the number of a reliable auto locksmith stored inside your mobile phone. It’s best to do your research in advance. Make sure the company is reliable, and ask for a quotation in advance.
Q: How to avoid losing my car keys?
A: In order to avoid this situation,A good idea is to have a key chain attached to your pocket or inside your purse. This way, your car keys are on you at all times. It helps to have a few spare copies as well. Make sure you take the time to have your car keys duplicated beforehand. It will save you a lot of grief in the future!
Q: How to reprogram a damaged transponder key?
A: This is a job for a professional auto locksmith. They have the tools and technical knowledge to reprogram the chips inside.
Q: How to replace an ignition key?
A: A professional auto locksmith will be able to replace an ignition key on the spot. It doesn’t make a difference which key is damaged, a well-qualified locksmith, can easily duplicate the key for you.
Q: How to safely get back inside the car if I forgot the keys?
A: You’re best option is to let a fully qualified auto locksmith get you safely back inside. The last thing you want to do is bust the window open, which can leave shards of glass all over the place. You need to calmly wait by your vehicle until help arrives.
Q: How to rekey the locks?
A: Rekeying the locks is a process of replacing the tumblers of a lock cylinder with other tumblers of various sizes. Rekeying your car locks is essential if you’ve lost your keys, so would-be thieves won’t have a chance of entering your vehicle.
Q: How to know if the price of the services is fair?
A: Always ask for a quote in advance. Make sure you compare a few locksmith companies before choosing one that’s right for you.
Q: How to tell if a locksmith company is good?
A: You can do some homework on the particular company. A good place to start is by checking with your local BBB. The company should be in good standing with the BBB, and able to provide you with referrals if asked.
Q: How to repair a damaged car door?
A: If you’re having difficulties opening your door, it could be due to a few things. In the case of an emergency, you should always contact a professional. They have the emergency tools to get you safely back inside your car.
Didn’t find your answer? More information in our Locksmith Services page
For more info give us a call!