Have you moved to a new home and wonder how many keys your new home has floating around? Have you lost keys to your home or business? Locksmiths can either replace or “rekey” your existing locks.
What does “rekey” mean? Rekeying a lock is mostly used as cost savings. Its is best used when you have several locks or more and want to avoid replacing all of your locks with brand new hardware. Rekeying is a method in which the locksmith with take the lock off of the door and take the lock apart to change the pins and springs on the inside of the lock. This method gives you brand new keys, disabling any old keys to work.
What hardware do locksmiths sell and install?
Locksmiths sell a large variety of door and lock hardware. Door closers, deadbolts and knobs, car ignitions and door locks, magnetic locks, electronic locks, non-duplicatable keys, card reader access, and virtually any other type of lock or door hardware you can imagine.
How can I find a local locksmith?
You can find a local locksmith either in the yellow pages under “locksmith” or a simple Google search such as “Jacksonville Fl Locksmith” Make sure you use a well established company that has been around for some time. Look for local numbers, most 1-800 numbers are not local Business Locksmith Las Vegas at all, but a company in another state using a sub contractor.
How much does a locksmith cost?
Locksmith companies vary little in price, but you should always call around for the best price. Look for a company that offers free estimates.
Steven Collins has been a professional locksmith in Jacksonville, Fl for over 25 years.