Locksmith Questions. Our Advice & Tips section covers FAQ’s on Becoming a locksmith, tips on Finding & hiring a locksmith to security related advice.
Where can I see the prices for locksmith services?
Each job performed by a locksmith is unique. Though some jobs have similarities, there are details that can affect the total service provided and its total cost. To get a quote, click here to call us so we can analyze what needs to be done and estimate the time and cost of the service.
Can locksmith pick all kind of the locks?
We can pick almost all residential and most of the commercial locks. We have special tools to unlock Smart Key pickproof systems by Kweekset, and, unlike most other locksmiths, we will save you that special lock and not destroy it by drilling.
Should I do the same key to all my doors?
Having one key for all your doors is definitely convenient. Imagine having to carry multiple keys with you and trying to remember which key opens which door lock! What if you have more than one lock on the door? To help you get one key for all doors, call the locksmith you can trust.
Where can I buy picking tools to unlock my door by myself?
Because the lock picking tools are burglary tools, without a valid locksmith license, you cannot buy or carry picking tools by yourself in most of the states. For locksmith supply stores, it is illegal and punishable by law to sell picking tools to someone who is not licensed as a locksmith. Getting locksmith license in each service area involves a complete background investigation and getting registered with the area police department, that way it is always known who picked the lock on your door in case of a dispute.
How often should I change my locks?
We highly recommend that you change your lock when it starts to have issues. One day it will just stop working and won’t be able to lock or unlock your door. In that case it is just a matter of time. To check your locks and suggest a replacement or repair, trust your locksmith. We will be happy ho help you with that.